Monthly Archives: July 2010

Ken Tribe AC

It is not entirely clear to me why I feel compelled to write something about Ken Tribe, whose death on Thursday night , well into his nineties, will prompt many eulogies from those more qualified through long friendship or association. … Continue reading

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Robyn Archer vs. Australian Chamber Orchestra

A storm in a very small teacup Can it be another manifestation of the cultural cringe? Why would Michael Stevens, the Artistic Administrator of the Australian Chamber Orchestra accuse Robyn Archer of lambasting preservers of heritage? It seems there was … Continue reading

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The Turn of the Screw

Can a ghost story be relevant to a 21st century audience? In this correspondent’s view, yes, particularly if it is presented in a way that does not preclude any one interpretation of the story’s narrative and emotion. The Victorian Opera’s … Continue reading

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