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Passion, Lament, Glory … a new take on an old story

28 Mar 2017

Artistic director and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music Professor Jane Davidson is gearing up for a powerful Baroque music enactment of the Passion of Christ, at Melbourne’s iconic St Paul’s Cathedral.

 

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National number-one ranking in Performing Arts for the University of Melbourne

23 Mar 2017

The University of Melbourne has been ranked as number one in Australia for Performing Arts in the recently-released QS World University Rankings.

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MCM alumna named Assistant Conductor of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

17 Mar 2017

After an extensive selection and audition process, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra today announced MCM alumna Tianyi Lu as its new Assistant Conductor. Read more via the MSO website.

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Casting JonBenét director on our obsession with the murder of a child pageant queen

16 Mar 2017

Film and television alumna Kitty Green's docu-drama Casting JonBenét is "a deeply inventive, deeply complex look at a tragedy that struck a community" according to Guardian reviewer Megan Spence. Read more via The Guardian.

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Watch: MCM students travel to Hong Kong for Academy Cello Week

15 Mar 2017

The MCM brought 13 cello students and 2 piano students to Hong Kong for 'Academy Cello Week', from 20-24 February 2017 under the sponsorship of the New Colombo Plan Mobility Grant, awarded by the Australian Government.

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Bill Henson on the Indecisive Moment

10 Mar 2017

Ahead of his new exhibition at the NGV, the formidable Australian photographer and VCA alumnus talks about anti-portraiture, controversy and why the art chose him. Read more via Broadsheet.

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ART150: VCA celebrates 150 years of art in Melbourne

03 Mar 2017

The Victorian College of the Arts will celebrate 150 years of art in Melbourne with a year-long program of exhibitions, workshops, public lectures and events. 

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Alumnae twins awarded Asialink Arts international residencies

23 Feb 2017

Twin sisters and visual art alumnae Silvana and Gabriella Mangano are among 33 artists who have been awarded international residencies through Asialink Arts. Read more via The Australian.

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Lauren Sibree: More than just a musician

16 Feb 2017

Current student Lauren Sibree's Bachelor of Music degree has taught her a lot more than just how to be a singer. Find out more about her journey of self-discovery at the MCM via Rehearsal Magazine

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Lifetime Guarantee: Alumni actors rise to the exhilarating challenge

15 Feb 2017

There's some familiar faces in Ross Mueller's latest play Lifetime Guarantee, as recent acting alumni Izabella Yena and Julian Dibley-Hall steal the show. Read more via The Australian.

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Bill Henson: 'I am quite comfortable with the fact my pictures disturb people'

14 Feb 2017

A visit to the celebrated alumnus photographer’s Melbourne compound reveals an uncompromising intellectual at work. Read more via smh.com.au.

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Alumna director Alethea Jones reunites with Toni Collette for Sundance Film Festival

07 Feb 2017

Alumna Alethea Jones made an impact at Sundance this year where she debuted her film Fun Mom Dinner. Find out more about the director's latest feature, which stars fellow Australian Toni Collette, via The Screen Blog.

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