All posts from: Sydney Opera House
Watch with delight as renowned Australian pianist Simon Tedeschi assumes the persona of the musical wunderkind himself, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, on this journey into the music behind the man. Joined by his wife and muse, Constanze, this performance gives audiences an introduction to Mozart’s music, from variations on ‘Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star’ to his major compositions. Little music lovers will meet all the instruments in the ensemble along the way, and discover some of Mozart’s best known and loved classical music.
The Forgotten Women of Astronomy
Come on a cosmic journey of scientific discovery with one of the youngest female astrophysicists on the planet, Jo Dunkley. From the basics - like why the earth orbits the Sun - to astonishing facts about star catalogues and superclusters, this brilliant communicator teaches us all about our astonishing galaxy, hosted by multi-award-winning STEM journalist and Wiradjuri woman, Rae Johnston. Along the way, we encounter some extraordinary, little-known women who defied the restrictions placed on them because of their gender, and whose pioneering research laid the foundations that Professor Dunkley has built on.
What does anxiety sound like?
An interview with celebrated folk musician Keaton Henson, discussing his orchestral work Six Lethargies, chronicling the different stages of anxiety and trauma.
The case for hope with DeRay Mckesson
DeRay Mckesson, civil rights activist and leading voice of Black Lives Matter, joined us at ANTIDOTE 2019. Watch his discussion with Faustina Agolley about how we can keep believing in change in a world marked by racism and violence. “Hope is the belief that our tomorrows can be better than our todays. Hope is not magic; hope is work.” – DeRay Mckesson
Denise Ho on pop and politics in Hong Kong
LGBTQI activist and Cantopop singer, Denise Ho, has become a prominent figure in Hong Kong's Umbrella Revolution. She visited Australia for ANTIDOTE 2019 at a crucial time for the Hong Kong protests, for a conversation with Broadly's Zing Tsjeng about how all contributions to activism - no matter how small they might seem - can have a big difference.