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Brisbane Baroque Players will return to the stage for a special socially-distanced concert on Sunday 12 July, featuring works by Georg Philipp Telemann.
Lockdown breeds creativity and innovation. By now, this much is clear. Our social media feeds are inundated with celebrities, artists and average joes finding new ways to connect and capitalise on being homebound. The QUIVR is a shining example.
When businesses were asked to comply to COVID-19’s restrictions in the drop of a hat, the internet was primed and ready to safely let people order food, watch a movie or buy a new pair of shoes. The tool allowing this happens to be the very one that devalued recorded music at the turn of the century, forcing musicians to place all their bets on performing.
Theatres and concert halls may be closed but opera continues to ring through the homes and hearts of Australians, uniting people through song during this time of isolation.
In the last month, the world has become incredibly quiet – not only because most of the population is in self-isolation, but also because the music industry’s plans for the year have been completely wiped out since the COVID-19 pandemic put a stop to all live music for the foreseeable future.
Alt-rock band #1 Dads just released dates for a national tour happening this winter between the end of June and the start of July.