I feel like I have just punctured a boil. Only 15 minutes into
conversation with the charismatic composer/conductor Richard
Mills and already he has released a torrent of frustration.
Everything is copping a serve, from economic rationalism and
arena productions, to CD distribution and our inability to
It's a formidable sight, this ``fiery'' (his description)
50-year-old, with cropped hair and salt-and-pepper beard, pacing
his kitchen in camouflage pants.
Opera Australia chairman Graeme Samuel has raised his ire,
because he considers Samuel implied that state opera companies
were parochial in a recent article in The Age. Mills, passionate
artistic director of the ...