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Ensemble soars with ‘Bird’ quartet

They played the opening of Haydn’s quartet as though the theme emerged from silence – a recurring idea among romantic composers but a new way of hearing this classical theme. The second movement, which Haydn marked sotto voce, was played with brooding quietness. Winkelman’s first movement compresses and rethinks the …

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Nick Vlastuin: New rule could help Tigers improve

Loading The Tigers also have explosive midfielders Dustin Martin, Trent Cotchin, Dion Prestia and Shane Edwards, who are likely to benefit from space the rule creates at centre bounces. Champion Data has predicted that Richmond might be the team that needs to adjust their style of play the most under …

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Salome is a heady brew that continues to shock

Based on Oscar Wilde’s risque reimagining of the Bible story, the original play was banned a fortnight before its intended London premiere in 1891, the intersection of the erotic and religious deemed too transgressive by British authorities. Salome’s myopic sexual ambition defied existing expectations of feminine chastity and virtue, but …

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