All posts tagged Melbourne Recital Centre

Punk Professor bound for Oz

For more than 40 years British journalist, musician, filmmaker and academic Vivien Goldman has been involved in the world of punk music. Known as the Punk Professor, she will be in Australia next week for FOJAM. Danny Gocs reports.

Musical tribute to Bialystok’s Jews

ELENA Kats-Chernin is anxious about Remembering Bialystok, her new work for piano and cello. “Please mention that there will be two performances that day,” she urges. Banish any thoughts of

Evergreen sounds of Streisand

FOR the past decade, singer Avigail Herman has been performing a musical show about her idol, superstar performer Barbra Streisand. From the curly, blonde hair to the trademark nose and […]

Honouring a resistance hero

ISRAELI composer Kobi Oshrat’s musical tribute to Polish wartime resistance fighter Irena Sendler, who smuggled more than 2500 children out of the Warsaw Ghetto to safety, will be performed at […]