• What do musical conductors do?

    Warwick Potter     |      September 7, 2019

    The conductor in a classical orchestra may not play an instrument, but communicates all the same with the performers and their audience. Their role is part artistic, part mathematical and always highly theatrical.

  • Remembering Pete Seeger

    Allan Winkler     |      February 26, 2019

    Can songs change the world for the better? Maybe not, but the long life of American folk singer and activist Pete Seeger shows that songs can help ensure the worst of the world doesn’t change us.

  • A dance to the music of time

    Ivy Shih     |      October 15, 2018

    In an auditory tour through history and the animal kingdom, Associate Professor Darren Curnoe explored the relationship between human evolution and music at Sydney’s City Recital Hall last week.

  • Women in music – Searching the canon

    Ruth Lee Martin     |      May 16, 2018

    We need to keep shining a light on the amazing creative work being undertaken by women across so many artistic fields, otherwise women will once again be notable largely by their absence.