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Peggy Glanville-Hicks Address : Presented by Michael Kieran Harvey


Peggy Glanville-Hicks Address : Presented by Michael Kieran Harvey

  • Date: Friday, 2 November 2012, 7.30pm
  • Venue: Deakin Edge — Federation Square, Cnr Swanston St and Flinders St, Melbourne, VIC
  • Series: This event is part of the New Music Network 2012 series
  • Tickets: This is a free event

Event Details

What would Peggy do?

"MKH discusses strategic outcomes and the cost benefit analysis of being a member of the Australian music industry based in Australia for tax purposes, with colourful powerpoint pie-graphs and breathtaking audience demographics. He will interrogate the notion of ongoing triennial funding moving forward, and offer instead the metaphor of food as an incentive for art-music praxis amongst ‘working’ families. Due to the shocking dialectic nature of this talk it is unfortunately closed to unaccompanied miners (sic)."
Michael Kieran Harvey was born in Sydney and studied piano with Alan Jenkins, Gordon Watson, and at the Liszt Academy, Budapest, under Sándor Falvai. His career has been notable for its diversity and wide repertoire. Harvey's awards include the Grand Prix in the Pogorelich Competition, USA (1993), the Debussy Medal, Paris (1986), the Australian Government's Centenary Medal (2002), the 2009 APRA/AMC award for Distinguished Services to Australian Music, and the 2011 AMC Tasmanian state award for composition.

The Michael Kieran Harvey Scholarship for Australian keyboard art music was established in 2006. He is currently Adjunct Professor at the Tasmanian Conservatorium.

Bookings essential: please phone 0411 606 077 to reserve your seat.

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on 0411 606 077 or by email to nmn@newmusicnetwork.com.au

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