Monthly Archives: May 2010


LATE NEWS: Hear Zoe interviewed by Emma Ayres on Grace Notes Lounge PROGRESS, PARTNERSHIP,  AND PROCREATION Our tenth birthday year has started with lots of activity and action.  Changes, professional and personal will be the hallmark of our eleventh … Continue reading

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In Defence of Ron Mueck and His Audience

Ron Mueck’s show, recently on view in Melbourne is shortly to open in Brisbane. A recent advertisement prompted a revisit to some earlier unresolved thoughts. Christopher Allen commenting in The Australian on the Ron Mueck exhibition at the National Gallery … Continue reading

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World New Music Days 2010 – Thoughts from a (relative) Neophyte

After an intense, hectic and tiring ten days of new (and not so new) music it is important to sit back quietly and reconsider the events and their personal impact. It is a tough review for the dilettante (probably also … Continue reading

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Ross Edwards String Quartet No. 2

World Premiere: Ross Edwards String Quartet No 2 Musica Viva’s Coffee Concerts are generally pleasant social occasions. Good coffee and cake, good company and good music. Often, however, the concerts lack the atmosphere and mood of an evening out at … Continue reading

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