Nigel Kennedy is recognised the world over as one of the most important violinists Britain has produced. His technique, unique talent and mass appeal have made him the best-selling violinist of all time.
A long time supporter of the Palestinian struggle, he and members of his Poland-based Orchestra of Life joined with the Palestine Strings ensemble at the Royal Albert Hall in London for a very unorthodox performance of the Baroque classic for a BBC Proms broadcast. Read more
TheatreWorks of St Kilda opens the World Premiere of Wael Zuaiter: unknown
On the evening of the 16th of October 1972 Wael Zuaiter, a Palestinian intellectual, was shot and killed by two Israeli Mossad agents in Rome. Earlier that night he had been with his Australian fiancé, painter Janet venn Brown. Years later, Janet’s great-nephew radio producer Jesse Cox, traces the story of Wael and Janet from Italy to the Middle east and tries to uncover why he was killed. Read more