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Joan Blond , Aliki K , Bev Plowman , Jo Carroll
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

A collection of new paintings exploring facets of landscape and abstraction by Joan Blond, Aliki K, Bev Plowman and Jo Carroll.

Old Friends | New Beginnings

Luke Severn and Elyane Laussade
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

Luke Severn and Elyane Laussade will make their triumphant return to performing as a duo with a concert of some of their favourite works for cello and piano.

A Pilgrim’s Progress

Nel ten Wolde
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

A series of paintings and digital collage works exploring the discarded and lost clothes that crossed the artist's path on the pilgrimage trails she has covered throughout Europe, especially Spain.

Iteration

Margaret Manchee
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

Iteration presents two series of Margaret Manchee’s recent work: etchings using Spirograph; and mixed-media paintings and collages.

Kavisha Mazzella with Irine Vela

The Boite
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

LIVE AT VENUE OR LIVESTREAM AT HOME
Kavisha Mazzella returns briefly to Melbourne for an intimate concert at fortyfivedownstairs with guitarist Irine Vela

Zoe Knighton/Pia Johnson Bach Project

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

LIVE AT VENUE OR LIVESTREAM AT HOME
Two iconic Melbourne artists join forces for a unique and magical collaboration

From Don Giovanni to Peking Opera

Yiyun Gu
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

LIVE AT VENUE OR LIVESTREAM AT HOME
Virtuoso pianist Yiyun Gu plays brilliant program of music from the stage by Liszt, Goossens and young female Chinese composer Wang A Mao

Making Nonsense

Janno Mclaughlin
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

An unapologetic, wildly exaggerated, absurdist conflagration of installation, large- and small-scale paintings, paper works, textiles and hand-sewn soft sculptures with bold explosions of colour.

Electric Loneliness

Night Creatures
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

A strange and mysterious seaside cabaret told through vaudeville, puppetry, fairy tale, and 80s synth-inspired song.

Don’t Make Me Play Piano Man

Steven Kramer
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

After his acclaimed and hilarious debut cabaret ‘I Sing Songs’, join Steven Kramer on a journey through all the great piano hits across the ages.

Michael Griffiths: Greatest Hits

Michael Griffiths
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

Helpmann Award winner and fortyfivedownstairs repeat offender Michael Griffiths returns with his greatest hits.

cCORDA

Michelangelo Russo & Jennifer Jabu
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

cCORDA represents a journey through the meditative motion of cutting and consequently assembling cardboard, jute and hexcel paper within a confined, framed space. The essence of the composition is fully revealed when finally embalmed with chosen encaustic colour.

Voyage

Helen Begley
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

In the midst of convict ships arriving each week from Britain, a different cargo leaves for Australia. On board are 287 immigrant women enticed by promises of a better life.

Retreat

James Grant
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

An exhibition of paintings exploring local landscapes and private domestic environments which have become increasingly important spaces of both refuge and of tension over the last year.

Greedy Pixiu

William Eicholtz
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

Greedy Pixiu are a pan Asian chimera to accompany us back from a difficult pandemic year.

RUNT | Return Season

Dee & Cornelius & Wilks
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

RUNT to return to our theatre after a sold-out premiere season

Emerging Artist Award 2021

presented by fortyfivedownstairs
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

2021 submissions open!

Still by Jen Silverman

Jen Silverman
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

Written by one of the hottest young playwrights from New York City, Jen Silverman’s award-winning play will make you laugh, cry and reflect, often all at the same time.

King & Wood Mallesons Contemporary First Nations Art Award

fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

In its second season, the Award is a biennial competition established by KWM to promote and encourage the highest standard of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art practice in Australia.

Fantastique! The Life and Loves of Hector Berlioz

Karen van Spall, Adam Miller, Coady Green, Melanie Hillman
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

LIVE AT VENUE OR LIVESTREAM AT HOME
Created using journal entries, letters and articles from Berlioz’s life, combined with a selection of his songs, and transcriptions of his orchestral works

HERE again

presented by fortyfivedownstairs
fortyfivedownstairs online gallery VIC

HERE again is part of fortyfivedownstairs' Fragments online series. The exhibition brings together artists from the fortyfivedownstairs community, many who have had exhibitions affected by Melbourne’s six lockdowns to date. This is a chance to experience new work created in these challenging times, as well as sneak peeks into forthcoming exhibitions.

Step. Float. Fly

Chloe Vallance
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

Step. Float. Fly has been formed through a warm and sometimes mysterious observation of people and animals as they engage within everyday activities and moments of contemplation.

Silence #1.6: The Beauty in Death

Pimpisa Tinpalit
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

Silence #1.6 is a philosophical study of mindfulness that all metaphysical conditions co-exist, and that death can provide a beautiful insight to understand and appreciate life.

Capturing Moments – People and Places

Hans van Weerd
fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

An exhibition of sketches, paintings and drawings capturing people and places.

King Lear Online

Melbourne Shakespeare Company
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

A moving contemporary adaptation of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy

Duo Eclettico Online: Solicitude

Coady Green & Justin Kenealy
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

Watch the recording of Duo Eclettico's 'Solstice' concert, filmed during a live Zoom broadcast in January 2021.

Coady Green & Christopher Smith Online

Liszt's Complete Hungarian Rhapsodies for Piano Four Hands
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

Watch the recording of a rare virtuosic event - Liszt's complete Hungarian Rhapsodies, arranged for piano four hands.

Solstice Trio Online

Georgina Lewis, Kyla Matsuura-Miller, Steph Arnold
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

Watch Solstice Trio at home. A program of New York-based composers at the boundaries of contemporary classical, jazz and electronic music.

Collide Online: Unity

Yelian He, Yasmin Rowe & Joseph Lallo
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

Watch Collide at home, sharing with you their blend of colour, fervour, and spirit with works of Mozart, Glinka, Milhaud

Rathdowne Quartet & Tamara Smolyar Online

Shostakovich and Schumann
fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000

Watch Rathdowne Quartet with Tamara Smolyar at home as they perform one of the greatest chamber works ever written.

Voyage Online

The Good Girl Song Project
fortyfivedownstairs online 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

A new Australian musical written by Helen Begley.

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