William Morris (1834-1896) became spiritual leader of a revival in arts and crafts, which encompassed all the visual arts, including architecture and interiors
Making cathedral spaces available to local start up businesses so that a Cathedral again becomes an enterprise hub is an important initiative of the RSA London
The St John’s Rose was bred for the Cathedral gardens at St Johns’ Cathedral Brisbane to celebrate all those people who contributed to its completion in 2008
A great voice like Sara Macliver, together with a thriving ensemble like The Camerata of St John’s at Brisbane led by talented violinist Brendan Joyce, should be a dynamic combination.
There are some in our society who are blessed with great creative gifts. Imagination is surely one, however it is one thing to have the ability to form images and ideas in the mind, especially of things never seen or never experienced directly, but quite another to connect those to the totality of real things in the world in order to convey knowledge or influence our perception of them.
At 6pm on Sunday 18th December Vox Pacific Chamber Choir will provide celebratory music for the Nine Lessons & Carols at St John’s Cathedral, 373 Ann Street, Brisbane. Directed by Katherine Chan, beautiful music is presented, along with meditative readings for the season by members of the congregation. This ongoing…
Johann Sebastian Bach composed music meant for reviving the spirit and nurturing the soul, his six Suites for Unaccompanied Cello have achieved legendary status
Kathryn Brimblecombe-Fox has an exhibition about to open on the 8th September 2011 and run until 8th October (someone’s superstitious) at the Purgatory Artspace in North Melbourne, Victoria. The exhibition is called Paradise, so I am sure reviewers, certainly with a Catholic school background, will have a field day referencing Paradise to, and in Purgatory.
A Night in Vienna with flutist Dieter Flury and pianist Maria Prinz is a magical musical experience to be held in St John’s Cathedral at Brisbane October 1 2011
I am writing this on the seventh anniversary of the passing of Margaret de Burgh Persse Hockey O.A.M. (8 January 1941 – 11 February 2004). She lived all her life in one of Queensland’s most historic houses, Nindooinbah, which is sited superbly in a lovely valley nearby to Beaudesert in Queensland…