Chloe Chung on BIG BLUE

Dream Box Collective artists rehearse: Pavle Cajic, Jolin Jiang and Chloe Chung.Today, I will be ‘attending’ a very unique, ‘collaborative’ concert between marine conservation organisation TANGAROA BLUE & @dreambox_collective. It’s over Zoom, and it’s called BIG BLUE. So what is Dream Box Collective all about? Enter Chloe Chung, artistic director.So, Dream Box Collective is performing over… Continue reading Chloe Chung on BIG BLUE

The Guy with all the Gifts

Featured Image: Woolworths Carols in the Domain Meet Ryan. He has won awards during a career in film-making, sung lead roles with our national opera company, and is now the recipient of the N.C.W Beadle scholarship in botany from the University of New England. To receive a prestigious scholarship to study botany, after singing a… Continue reading The Guy with all the Gifts

Sound Up Meets the Challenges of Lockdown

The pandemic has impacted the healthiest and fittest of us in society. This interview considers what people living with a disease such as dementia might be facing amid the presence of COVID-19, and how music can help. Lucy Temby is an Australian-born singer, and the enterprising founder of Sound Up Arts. Her UK-based company provides… Continue reading Sound Up Meets the Challenges of Lockdown

BTS – A Young Maestro

Image: Sydney Youth OrchestraPhilip Bacon Studio | Opera Centre, 3 Dec ‘19 Sam Weller is encircled by his Apex Orchestra in a cheerful, button-up shirt.  ‘I like how the strings are playing.’ He says, part-way through Stravinsky’s Infernal Dance. ‘Everything has bite, and menace, and… accuracy.’ This last word is emphasised, with a cheeky smirk. … Continue reading BTS – A Young Maestro