What's New

15th January, 2019

Viewpoint: Director reflects on 12th PSMF

In my new role as Artistic Director of the Peninsula Summer Music Festival, it was my vision to fill the Mornington Peninsula with music. When I ...

09th January, 2019

12th PSMF Opens with Godfather, Father & Son

For a weekend, I based myself at Flinders, a beautiful little town on the Mornington Peninsula, with the opportunity to immerse myself in music.  Festival Director ...

02nd January, 2019

12th Peninsula Summer Music Festival: Schedule of Events

There’s fine music, wine, and food across the Mornington Peninsula and beyond in the 12th Peninsula Summer Music Festival, which takes place between the 1st and ...

02nd January, 2019

PENINSULA FESTIVAL PERFORMER HIGHLIGHTS

Director Ben Opie has shaped a program that reflects his own innovative musicality and artistic practice of keeping classical music connected and relevant. In one of many ...

27th December, 2018

Peter Pan Goes Wrong (gets it right!)

The Mischief Theatre production of Peter Pan Goes Wrong brings all the right moves in a festive romp of fun and mishap.  Don’t let the title ...

16th December, 2018

BOOK REVIEW: THE SHOWS, THE STARS, THE STORIES

Melbourne is rightly proud of its theatre district, encompassing the Regent, the Princess, the Comedy, and the jewel in the crown, Her Majesty’s Theatre. There has ...

Concert Reviews

Australian Haydn Ensemble St John’s Church, King Street, Flinders was the charming venue set for the concert from the Australian Haydn Ensemble, a Sydney-based group which …

Melbourne Recital Centre Great Romantics Winner Miles Johnston, classical guitar At St John’s, Flinders, on Sunday morning, a sizable audience was treated to an exceptionally fine …

After a lovely walk and lunch in the vibrant little Flinders township, I was back at St John’s Church, part of an enthusiastic crowd to hear …

As Christmas stars and candles light up the world, every year there are scores of local stars shining in a highly popular festive event. The Royal …

Marking the 35th Sir Bernard Heinze Memorial Concert at Melbourne Town Hall on Sunday was the Royal Melbourne Philharmonic’s 239th performance of Handel’s Messiah. This was another world-record-breaking …

Directed by well loved and respected choral legend, Faye Dumont, the Melbourne Women’s Choir performed a highly colourful variety of festive works in the Abbotsford Convent …