In 2013 the Queensland Symphony Orchestra premiered the First Symphony by the well-known Australian composer and pianist Mark Isaacs. The symphony was entitled “First”, implying the intention of a second at some time. Last month he released his second symphony digitally, performed by the NotePerformer Virtual Orchestra, with Mark himself directing.
Alice Topp’s Logos that stole the show, the romantic yet demonic work was the standout of the evening and the kind of ballet needed to shake up the industry.
David Williamson has been writing for us and about us for half a century. Across theatre, film and television he has told our stories cleverly, humorously and often uncomfortably.
You know the feel good story of a young boy, from an unlikely background discovering a love and talent for ballet. It's a passion that's at odds with expectations and understanding of his family. Billy Elliot is the ultimate story of triumph over adversity.