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Books and Arts - Separate stories podcast

ABC Radio National

Arts, Literature, Performing Arts, Visual Arts

Separate stories: Join Michael Cathcart and Sarah Kanowski for ABC Radio National's Books and Arts: Australia's only national broadcast devoted to literature and the arts. Published Mondays to Saturdays.

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Why aren't there more new Australian operas?

February 16th, 2015

Episode 182 of 1440 episodes

The Rabbits, which premiered at the Perth Festival last week, was Opera Australia's first new Australian opera in five years. Who is to blame for the lack of new Australian operas? Australian audiences? Or our opera companies?

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