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Australian Chamber Orchestra – Virtual Academy

The Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO) recently delivered the inaugural Virtual Academy which provided young musicians the chance to be mentored by professionals from the comfort of their own home. The academy is open to secondary school students advanced in violin, viola, cello, or double bass. Sixteen talented string players were for chosen the academy’s 2020 […]

Walsh Bay Redevelopment Delays

By Madison Behringer. Plans to redevelop the Walsh Bay arts precinct in Barangaroo have been in the pipeline since as far back as 1998. In May 2018, plans were approved by the State Government for the precinct alongside a $207 million budget for the project. However just as quickly as the building began, the project […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney’s Live Music Guide Dec 7

Downtown Boys: America's most exciting political band Downtown Boys are out to draft a new history with their radically-minded, indefatigable protest music and they're bringing their powerhouse live show to Sydney tonight. Thu, Dec 7, The Lansdowne Hotel Hannah Cameron: With captivating live shows and regular airplay on local and national radio, Cameron has steadily […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney’s Live Music Guide Oct 5

Kevin Purdy: A multi-instrumentalist musician, composer, producer whose music catalogue, dating back to the late 70's, is enormous. His musical journey has led to him creating his own individual musical style which he will showcase tonight as he launches his new album, In Transit. Thu, Oct 5, Radio Free Alice Alex Lahey: Announced herself to […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney’s Live Music Guide Aug 31

The Klezmatics: Get ready for a double dose of outstanding international world music stars - with the wildest world-jazz crossover ever seen in Australia. The Klezmatics are the world-renowned, Grammy-award-winning superstars of klezmer music whilst virtuoso clarinetist David Krakauer has been reinventing and remixing the Jewish music of his ancestry with the sensibility of a contemporary […]


Ever been to a gig where a number from Vivaldi is followed by the grunge of Smells Like Teen Spirit? Timeline, part of Vivid Live, is a "time-bending musical odyssey" that trips through musical time.  Forty-two thousand years of it, violinist Helena Rathbone says, "It ranges from Aboriginal dance music to Jewish Georgian chant. There’s […]