This week, Artists At Work follows the trials and triumphs of The Glass Percussion Project as its creators, Eugene Ughetti and Elaine Miles, prepare for an ambitious performance in the Atrium Gallery at Melbourne's Federation Square. The Glass Percussion Project is a meditative and musical interplay inspired by the themes of air, water and divine melody, where Ughetti is the percussionist/composer/conductor and Miles is the glass/installation artist.
Recently in Australia as curator of the Luminous Festival at the Sydney Opera House is none other than the man internationally acclaimed as the father of ambient music - Brian Eno. Honouring his 30-odd years of creative achievements this program features an illuminating Q&A interview between Eno and ABC arts presenter Andrew Frost.
In September 2011, eight months after Australia's most devastating floods, the people of Brisbane came together for a performance by the Queensland Symphony Orchestra (QSO) conducted by Asher Fisch, accompanied by the Brisbane Chorale and Canticum Chamber Choir directed by Emily Cox.
This week Sir Michael interviews international jazz artist Jamie Cullum. It's hard to believe that Jamie didn't passed his grade 4 piano exam and that he never expected to forge a successful career as a solo artist.
Lucette Aldous, Marilyn Rowe and Marilyn Jones were prima ballerinas in the 1970s, when Peggy van Praagh was artistic director at the Australian Ballet. Award-winning filmmaker Michelle Mahrer celebrates their passion for dance.