In order to get more accurate results, our search has the following Google-Type search functionality:
If you use '+' in front of a word, then that word will be present in the search results.
ex: Harry +Potter will return results with the word 'Potter'.
If you use '-' in front of a word, then that word will be absent in the search results.
ex: Harry -Potter will return results without the word 'Potter'.
If you use 'AND' between two words, then both of those words will be present in the search results.
ex: Harry AND Potter will return results with both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
If you use 'OR' between two words, then bth of those words may or may not be present in the search results.
ex: Harry OR Potter will return results with just 'Harry', results with just 'Potter' and results with both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
If you use 'NOT' before a word, then that word will be absent in the search results.
ex: Harry NOT Potter will return results without the word 'Potter'.
Placing '""' around words will perform a phrase search. The search results will contain those words in that order.
ex: "Harry Potter" will return any results with 'Harry Potter' in them, but not 'Potter Harry'.
Using '*' in a word will perform a wildcard search. The '*' signifies any number of characters. Searches can not start with a wildcard.
ex: Pot*er will return results with words starting with 'Pot' and ending in 'er'. In this case, 'Potter' will be a match.
Cover story- Wonder Women- The Australian Ballet performs Sylvia in a new production by Stanton Welch for which the lead ballerinas are learning to sword-fight. Centring on a fierce nymph who falls for a mortal man, the playful, mythological ballet features a gorgeous score by Leo Delibes, which Tchaikovsky praised over his own Swan Lake.
Feature- Asher Fisch first conducted the West Australian Symphony Orchestra 20 years ago. This month in Perth he conducts a Gala Event starring German soprano Gun-Brit Barkmin and takes to the piano for the Schumann Piano Concerto. We talk to him about music and life.
Articles- Mark Wigglesworth discusses Shostakovich's dynamic Symphony No 4, which he conducts with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, and Eivind Aadland, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra's Chief Conductor and Artistic Director Designate, explores Sibelius's sublime Fifth Symphony.
Interviews- Dutch soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek on starring with Jonas Kaufmann in Opera Australia's concert version of Andrea Chenier set during the French Revolution; Australian playwright Joanna Murray-Smith on making her directorial debut with her latest, whip-smart comedy L'Appartement for Queensland Theatre.
Reviews- Jayson Gillham's performance of Beethoven's Piano Concertos with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra; the Australian Chamber Orchestra's Szymanowski to Sufjan Stevens concert; Opera Australia's Anna Bolena starring Ermonela Jaho, Wake in Fright at Melbourne's Malthouse Theatre.
What's on- live performance and radio highlights for August 2019.