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An English Winter’s Evening

On Sunday, 7 December, after the huge organizational challenge of mounting the premiere of Christopher Bowen’s An Australian War Requiem in the Sydney Town Hall in August, we returned to our home ground, the Great Hall of the University, to … Continue reading

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‘So great a beauty’—An English Winter’s Evening

Our year is drawing to a close—the days are growing longer and hotter, saturated in the scent of the flowers and crowned by the purple of the jacaranda. Summer and Christmas are almost here. But in England, Autumn’s colours have … Continue reading

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