Australian Major Performing Arts Group
The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra was announced last night as a winner of one of the three Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards.
Australia’s arts events and activities have been found to be more popular with international tourists than our sporting activities, with 38 per cent of overseas visitors to Australia in 2013 doing at least one arts activity during their stay, as opposed to 6 per cent attending an organised sporting fixture.
On Friday 27 February, Opera Australia launched the Cinderella tour at Marrickville West Primary School, before more than 300 children.
Yolanda Lowatta joins Bangarra in memory of one of Australia’s most acclaimed dancers.
The 32nd Green Room Award nominations for work presented in 2014 were announced.
13 year old Hee Soo Kim is the 2015 Winner of the English Family Prize for Young Instrumentalists.
Several of the major performing arts companies are commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings over the next few months with specially commissioned work or performances.
Pre-professional training is high on the education agenda of the major ballet and dance companies in Australia, who must continually ensure that the next generation coming through their ranks are well trained and can perform at an elite level.