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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | September 21, 2020

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AboutClaire Matthews, Author at The Creative Issue

Claire Matthews

Claire Matthews

I am an avid reader and storyteller, and have always had a love for words. Since scrawling out stories from an early age, I have dreamed of becoming a published author. When not writing, editing or journaling, I am a keen violinist, classical music lover, and a member of a youth orchestra. Whether I’m jamming to the beat or splashing paint on canvas or clicking the shutter and seeing the world through the viewfinder, I always keep my spark alive.

Posts By Claire Matthews

Festival Prelude: Australian Festival of Chamber Music Goes Digital

July 16, 2020 |

The Australian Festival of Chamber Music has announced a three-day online festival, Festival Prelude, from 7-9 August, to keep the chamber music flowing. Read More

Masterclasses with Double Bass boss Phoebe Russell

July 10, 2020 |

QSO’s Principal Double Bass, Phoebe Russell, has taken her teaching to a global scale. Phoebe has been presenting double bass masterclasses via Zoom, for more than 200 participants from all over the world. Read More

Brisbane Baroque Players Present ‘Telemania’ LIVE Concert

July 9, 2020 |

Brisbane Baroque Players will return to the stage for a special socially-distanced concert on Sunday 12 July, featuring works by Georg Philipp Telemann. Read More

Song of Endurance: Opera Queensland with Patrick Nolan

July 6, 2020 |

How are arts companies enduring their prolonged closures and performances restrictions? We asked Patrick Nolan to fill us in. Read More

School Holiday Sugar High with Opera Queensland’s Hansel and Gretel

July 4, 2020 |

Looking for some magical performances to keep the kids entertained these holidays? Opera Queensland’s Hansel and Gretel has you covered. Read More

Composer Francesca Brzoskowski on Topology’s Launchpad Mentorship

July 1, 2020 |

For emerging composers in this fragile music industry, innovative quintet Topology have announced their Launchpad mentorship program for 2020.
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Brisbane Playwright Steve Pirie Wins Queensland Premier’s Drama Award

June 26, 2020 |

Congratulations to Brisbane writer Steve Pirie, winner of The Queensland Premier’s Drama Award 2021-21, for his work Return to Dirt. Read More

HOTA Announces Fireside: Live Performance Series in July

June 24, 2020 |

Home of the Arts, HOTA, has announced its Fireside program, featuring locally flavoured live performances over four weekends in July. Read More

Review: QSO Studio Sessions #1

June 18, 2020 |

QSO Studio Sessions concert #1 was the perfect way to unwind on a rainy Sunday afternoon.

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Queensland Ballet Presents 60 Dancers: 60 Stories

June 14, 2020 |

Queensland Ballet has created a series of world premiere ballets with their isolated dancers, in 60 Dancers: 60 Stories, to keep dance flowing. Read More

Find Your ‘True North’: Concert Review

June 12, 2020 |

For the first time in three months, The QPAC concert hall was filled with music once again on Saturday, for a special live-streamed concert, True North, to celebrate Queensland Day.

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Brisbane Music Festival Streamed Series with Alex Raineri

June 6, 2020 |

The third Brisbane Music Festival, curated by pianist Alex Raineri, will be presented in 2020 as an entirely digital series.

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Percussionist Claire Edwardes Keeps her Beat in Iso

June 4, 2020 |

From presenting digital studio concerts, to performing on Melbourne Digital Concert Hall, percussionist Claire Edwardes has been keeping her beat.

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We Will Rise: Topology Announce Album of Resilience

May 31, 2020 |

Innovative indie quintet Topology have announced their 16th album, We Will Rise, will be an anthem of resilience.

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