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Free Mozart Opera Screening: Don Giovanni

The first screening in the Alliance Francaise Free Screenings: Operas de Mozart series is the comic melodrama, Don Giovanni. In this new production, the energy of the young cast melds into Jean-François Sivadier’s theatrical mise en scene under the artistic direction of Jérémie Rhorer, in what is a veritable show of seduction, desire and demise. Introduction by Luke Dollman, Deputy Director of the Elder Conservatorium of Music, who will put the opera in an historical context, talk about the performers and the points of interest in this particular production as well as the Aix en Provence Festival and its place in the music world. Refreshments provided.

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Free Mozart Screenings: Cosi Fan Tutte

The second screening in the Alliance Francaise Free Screenings: Operas de Mozart series is Cosi Fan Tutte. In this new production, filmmaker and stage director Christophe Honoré explores the power relationships between the characters who are ruled by desire. Introduction by Luke Dollman, Deputy Director of the Elder Conservatorium of Music, who will put the opera in an historical context, talk about the performers and the points of interest in this particular production as well as the Aix en Provence Festival and its place in the music world. Refreshments provided.

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Women in Leadership: The Fay Gale Centre's Celebration of International Women's Day

The Fay Gale Centre for Research on Gender invites you to our Celebration of International Women’s Day 2020. Em. Prof. Carol Johnson will present her new research on women in leadership, contrasting depictions of women leaders from different nations. Discussion will revolve around questions of equity and diversity in leadership, alternative models of leadership and strategies to increase women’s participation in leadership.

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Words and Music for Iris

The J. M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice presents the Fringe show "Word and Music for Iris". This concert consists of a programme of songs mentioned in Iris Murdoch's novels—from Shakespeare songs to Mozart arias, from folk songs to jazz standards—with associated readings from favourite novels like The Sea, the Sea, The Philosopher's Pupil, The Bell and more. This event is adapted from a programme presented in July 2019 at the Iris Murdoch centenary conference in Oxford.

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Food Values Research Group seminar: "Male Farmer Distress and Suicides: The subject enmeshed in political and moral economies, ordinary ethics and more-than-human encounters"

The Food Values Research Group seminar series, now in its fifth year, brings together researchers from diverse fields with an interest in food production and consumption.

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Old Scholar Jakub Jankowski's World Premiere

On 16 April, Musica Viva is presenting Goldner String Quartet and Piers Lane at the Adelaide Town Hall.  This concert will feature the world premiere of Elder Conservatorium of Music graduate's Jakub Jankowski’s String Quartet no 1.

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Arts@Adelaide (2)

Arts @ Adelaide unearths the emerging opportunities within the areas of humanities, social sciences, teaching and music, all leading to diverse, rewarding and global careers.

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Jane Austen: The French Connection

This concert is a unique performance of pieces from Jane Austen’s rich collection of manuscript music books in the grandiose setting of the Reading Room (Barr Smith Library).

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Music Theatre Students perform at The Cabaret Festival

A spectacular concert event that brings together artists from the world of Boublil & Schönberg – leading stars from Broadway, London’s West End and around the world will gather to celebrate the musicals Les Misérables, Miss Saigon, Martin Guerre, The Pirate Queen. 

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Music Theatre students and Elder Conservatorium Jazz Big Band perform at The Cabaret Festival

Down in the Depths on the 90th Floor is a spectacular performance featuring a broad range of songs from music theatre, pop and jazz. Both Music Theatre students and the Elder Conservatorium Jazz Big Band will perform. Tickets go on sale at the end of March.

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French Day Out

Develop an understanding and appreciation of French culture through language, film and food.

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English Workshop

Explore a vast range of writing styles, think critically about poetry and reflect on stories and speeches composed by renowned figureheads.

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Criminology Workshop

Encompass the study of crime and deviance with our Criminology Workshop.

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History Day Out

Explore the cultural, social, economic and political aspects of the lives of men and women throughout time.

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Creative Writing Workshop

Navigate the relationships between author, text and audience. Interpret text, literary works and film.

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Geography Matters Workshop

Discover how we can live in a way that is good for both people and the planet. 

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Music Theatre students perform Prison Blues

First year Music Theatre students present an evening of Songs and Scenes from Broadway shows in Prison Blues - Songs from the Inside. More details available closer to the date. For registration please contact George Torbay

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Mamma Mia - by Music Theatre students

The mainstage musical for Music Theatre students in 2020. This is not to be missed! A fully staged version of the classic hit Mamma Mia.

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