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  1. Podcast9 June 2021 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Is opera dead or can it redefine itself?

    The classical operas can be interpreted in ways that don't perpetuate harmful stereotypes or cultural appropriation, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  2. Podcast17 February 2021 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    The music of politics and protest

    University of Melbourne musicologist Dr Nick Tochka discusses the politics of music-making since 1945, particularly in Europe and the Americas.

  3. Podcast30 September 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    The brain benefits of music

    The University of Melbourne's Professor Sarah Wilson discusses music neuroscience and why no other species uses a complex musical system like we do.

  4. 20 July 2020 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Finding voice

    A new musical by a University of Melbourne composer - Hidden Thoughts II: Return to Sender - uses the letters sent by Australians to detained asylum seekers.

  5. Podcast18 September 2019 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Finding memories in music

    University of Melbourne music therapist Professor Felicity Baker uses singing and songwriting to ease the behavioural and emotional symptoms of dementia.

  6. 26 July 2019 - Music, Arts & Screen

    The joy of a first commission

    One of Australia’s most dynamic artists, Sally Smart, reflects on starting in the art world as the University of Melbourne's First Commissions exhibition opens

  7. 4 July 2019 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Making a lasting impression

    First Commissions, an ambitious new University of Melbourne project, unites the world’s masterpieces with emerging artists to create the next generation of art.

  8. 14 September 2018 - Under the Microscope

    Turning the orchestral tide

    University of Melbourne Symphony Orchestra travels to Singapore and Shanghai to perform works including Tide, by composer and arranger Alice Humphries.

  9. 14 September 2018 - Music, Arts & Screen

    How music could revolutionise dementia care

    An international study, led by the University of Melbourne, is bringing music in as medicine to help treat people with dementia and depression.

  10. Podcast29 August 2018 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Celebrating synths

    This episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts explores the Grainger Museum's latest exhibition, Synthesizers: The Sound of the Future.