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  • Date: Saturday, 12 September 2015, 1pm-5pm
  • Venue: Melba Hall — Royal Parade, University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC
  • Tickets: This is a free event, however registration is required online

Event Details

The Melbourne Conservatorium of Music is proud to present a symposium to honour the centenary of the death of the firebrand and iconoclast GWL Marshall-Hall, the first Professor of Music at the University of Melbourne. 

The afternoon will open with a presentation by Tony Moore, cultural historian at Monash University and author of Dancing With Empty Pockets: Australia’s Bohemians Since 1860 (2012) followed by a performance by Lyric Opera of Melbourne artists of excerpts from Stella and readings from Marshall-Hall’s letters. A reception will close the symposium as the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music’s Lyrebird Press launches its new book, Passions of a Mighty Heart: Selected letters of G.W.L. Marshall-Hall, edited by Suzanne Robinson.


Further information for this event is available or by email to vcamcm-er@unimelb.edu.au

Featured Australian Works

Stella : opera (1910) by G.W.L. Marshall-Hall

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