Primavera showcases a collection of figurative paintings exploring themes of isolation, physical expression, and sexuality.
In Cuorosensa, the artist’s bold, energetic and confident mark-making coheres into recognisable Luccio-esque themes — we see his Eiffel Tower, his Trojan Horse, his meditations on the myths and figures of classical antiquity — but closer inspection reveals a canvas of interlocking postcards with tantalising glimpses of the messages they once conveyed.
A reading of the new play 'post' by Jane Miller, directed by Beng Oh and featuring Keith Brockett, Steve Gome, Kelly Nash, Marissa O’Reilly, Sonya Suares and Glenn van Oosterom.
Songmakers Australia - soprano Merlyn Quaife AM, bass-baritone Nicholas Dinopoulos and pianist Andrea Katz - perform a program of stunning French repertoire by Debussy, Fauré, Duparc, Chausson and Poulenc.
The world premiere of Linda Kouvaras' new work, the Herring Island Sonata for Piano and Narrator, performed by pianist Coady Green and narrator Tiriki Onus.
Experience the full range of power, raw emotion, and beauty of sound possible on violin and piano with Matthew Rigby and Yiyun Gu.
Rediscover one of the greatest plays of the 20th Century, brought to life by an extraordinary ensemble of actors.
Taxithi Project invites you to welcome summer with party songs from the 50s, 60s and 70s.
he/r is cutting edge. It asks big questions about self, belonging, and the sickening notion that we should all be woke.
Watch the recording of the live online poetry and music event celebrating the 89th birthday of Barry Jones at home.
Experience the full spectrum of emotion and intimacy that the cello and piano execute so well.
A moving online concert with ARIA Award-winner Kavisha Mazella filled with storytelling and music.
A new Australian musical written by Helen Begley.
Watch Rathdowne Quartet with Tamara Smolyar at home as they perform one of the greatest chamber works ever written.
Watch Collide at home, sharing with you their blend of colour, fervour, and spirit with works of Mozart, Glinka, Milhaud
Watch Solstice Trio at home. A program of New York-based composers at the boundaries of contemporary classical, jazz and electronic music.
Watch the recording of a rare virtuosic event - Liszt's complete Hungarian Rhapsodies, arranged for piano four hands.
Watch the recording of Duo Eclettico's 'Solstice' concert, filmed during a live Zoom broadcast in January 2021.
A riveting adaptation of Janne Teller’s award-winning novel, now considered a modern classic.
Director Beng Oh and writer Jane Miller continue their acclaimed collaboration ('True Love Travels on a Gravel Road' and 'Cuckoo' at fortyfivedownstairs) with an adaptation of Medea for our times.
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.
LIVE AT VENUE OR LIVESTREAM AT HOME A rare and spectacular event performed by four popular Melbourne pianists
LIVE AT VENUE OR LIVESTREAM AT HOME The world premiere of Jane Hammond's homage to the Helmeted Honeyeater; and a new arrangement of Ross Edwards’ vibrant saxophone concerto
Helpmann Award winner and fortyfivedownstairs repeat offender Michael Griffiths returns with his greatest hits.
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.
A strange and mysterious seaside cabaret told through vaudeville, puppetry, fairy tale, and 80s synth-inspired song.
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.
A moving contemporary adaptation of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy
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.
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
Following their critically acclaimed productions Grief and the Lullaby (2015) and The Sky Is Well Designed (2017), Fabricated Rooms present a work-in-progress reading of their third project, June.
Join us for an afternoon of jazz, exploring a world of styles and influences, and featuring guest vocalist Raleigh Williams.
Collide will share with you their blend of colour, fervour, and spirit, with works of Mozart, Glinka, Milhaud
The first complete Australian performance of this dazzlingly virtuosic set of pieces, known for their fiendish technical demands
A lush and gritty program inspired by a palette of shifting drones, acid house, electronics, Dada and silk scarves