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Geelong Chamber Music Society - incorporating the old and the new by Helen O'Brien
One of the drawbacks of living in a regional city is establishing loyal audiences that are not afraid of committing to new contemporary art music. Tried and tested chamber music will ultimately dominate programming if audience entertainment or audience approval is seen as the first objective of promoters. It is usual for contemporary Australian works to make an appearance as a token gesture to locals, if not for the plain pragmatics of fulfilling Arts funding criteria. The local Chamber Music Society Concert Series in Geelong this year has seen many of these assumptions swept aside...