AboutMadeleine Dale, Author at The Creative Issue
Les MisÃ¨rables is entering its final months in Sydney before preparing to head north for a hotly anticipated Brisbane season. To celebrate the next leg of tour, The Creative Issue caught up with some of the children of the barricade to talk about bringing the show to Queensland and the challenge of stepping into such iconic roles.
Musica Viva may have just turned seventy, but old age isnâ€™t slowing them down. Rather than resting on their (impressive) laurels, theyâ€™re preparing for internationally renowned cellist Steven Isserlis, along with brilliant young Canadian pianist Connie Shih, to return to Australia for a new concert tour.
The Queensland Literary Awards are back, and this year so is their funding! After several long years in the wilderness, the stateâ€™s major literature prize is finally seeing some cold, hard cash from the people in powerâ€”and if youâ€™re a writer with a published or unpublished manuscript, that is a welcome sight indeed.
La SoirÃ¨e is a heady cocktail of cabaret, new burlesque, circus sideshow and contemporary variety that has left audiences around the world spellbound. We caught up with Creative Producer Brett Haylock to get an inside look at this incredible show.
Itâ€™s a year of anniversaries for Musica Viva, with the organisation celebrating its seventieth year, while the pre-eminent Goldner String Quartet have reached their twentieth. Named after Musica Vivaâ€™s founder, Richard Goldner, the Quartet have been touring the country to mark both occasions.
Our look at the Spanish Film Festival continues with Flowers, an intricate and meditative film about loss, love and the power of good cinematography. Released in 2014, the festival marks Flowersâ€™ Australian premiere.
If youâ€™ve been inspired by all this talk of the wonderful Anywhere Theatre Festival, or youâ€™re a Victorian denizen with an act or a venue you want to share with the world, youâ€™re in luckâ€”expressions of interest are now open for the Frankston Anywhere Theatre Festival.
April is set to be a good month for classical music lovers, with Brisbane Baroque kicking off in the city. A grand celebration of one of the most creatively rich periods in history, the festival is also a testament to the development of Brisbaneâ€™s cultural scene.