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  • a young man with glasses stands in front of dark curtains Double the fun
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    Double the fun

    2 September 2020

    This month two chamber choirs are back on stage and their concerts will include a piece by young, local composer Joshua Adams. He tells Ara Jansen he’s keen to hear the differing treatments.

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  • A boy leapfrogs over a girl, they are dressed in gumnut caps and baggy knicker-bocker shorts Awesome news for festival
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    Awesome news for festival

    2 September 2020

    WA’s first major festival since COVID-19 kicks off this month, and it’s all about the kids. Rosalind Appleby talks to Awesome Festival’s Jenny Simpson.

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  • Songs from the ashes
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    Songs from the ashes

    26 August 2020

    In a year that has seen Australia ricochet from devastating bush-fires to pandemic lockdown, local musician Rachael Dease is capturing the mood of the moment in a new album titled, “Hymns for End Times”. Nina Levy caught up with Dease to learn more.

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  • six musicians stand with their instruments, backlit by a bright white light Never more than two minutes from home
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    Never more than two minutes from home

    19 August 2020

    Decibel New Music Ensemble have used the pandemic as an opportunity to do what they do best – innovate. They tell Ara Jansen about their latest boundary-challenging project, 2 Minutes from Home.

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  • A conductor directs an orchestra rehearsal A musical reunion
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    A musical reunion

    8 August 2020

    After five months of practising at home the West Australian Symphony Orchestra gathered this week for their first full rehearsal since lockdown. Rosalind Appleby witnessed the joyful reunion.

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  • A man in a suite talks in front of media microphones $76 million for the arts
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    $76 million for the arts

    6 August 2020

    The state government’s announcement of an arts sector funding package brings welcome relief to an industry decimated by COVID-19. Rosalind Appleby reports.

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