Nigel Kennedy in Recital

April 27, 2014  

nigel kennedyNigel Kennedy at Hamer Hall, Melbourne Apr 26

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

Wael Zuaiter: Unknown

April 22, 2014  

wael zuaiterTheatreWorks 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