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Another fly on the wall conversation among Sydney musicians

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Last week Daily Review published a transcript of a conversation among musicians at the Peggy Glanville-Hicks House in Sydney on October 13. This transcript now moves to the discussion of concert series in Sydney that are self-organised. The invitees represented the area of new, exploratory, and improvised musics – from concerts and productions that are government and privately funded

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QSO dumps its HR director in ‘restructure’

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The Queensland Symphony Orchestra told its Human Resources director his position would no longer exist on the day Daily Review revealed details of the company’s high staff turnover in the past 21 months and claims by former staff of a “toxic” workplace culture. QSO chairman, Greg Wanchap, confirmed today that the director would leave QSO in the next three months but said it

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AC/DC’s Malcolm Young dies at 64

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AC/DC guitarist and co-founder Malcolm Young died yesterday at age 64. Young had suffered from dementia for several years. He was replaced by his nephew Stevie for the band’s last tour promoting the 2014 album Rock Or Bust. The legendary band was formed in Sydney in 1973. STATEMENT FROM MALCOLM YOUNG’S FAMILY It is with deepest sorrow that we inform

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Sydney Festival reveals full 2018 program, tapping into politics and the city’s heart

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Adelaide Festival yesterday announced its 2018 program, made up of more than ten high-profile Adelaide exclusives. But Sydney Festival’s Artistic Director Wesley Enoch today releases his 2018 program, saying that Australia’s major festival directors need to: “release ourselves from the needs to have exclusives and premieres and go ‘what’s right for the cultural life of the city?

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Adelaide Festival reveals 2018 line-up, including Grace Jones & Ivo van Hove

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Adelaide Festival’s joint Artistic Directors Neil Armfield and Rachel Healy today announced a 2018 program with several high-profile exclusives, and extended their contract until 2021. The pair were initially contracted for 2017 through 2019, but the Festival Board has opted to keep them onboard for another two festivals, including the 60th anniversary in 2020. This extension of their

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