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Words & Music

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When

Saturday

April 6
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Where

Conservatorium of Music Concert Hall
Corner Auckland and Laman St
Newcastle NSW 2300

Tickets

$30-50
+ Transaction fee
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Words & Music

‘Music is the shorthand of emotion.’ – Leo Tolstoy

This special event returns for its second year and celebrates music, literature and the nature of inspiration. Drawing on the work of influential writers, an eclectic lineup of songwriters and musicians will transform words from the page to the stage.

Curated by Nick Milligan.

Featuring Elijah Amoss, Piper Butcher, Deborah Conway, Natalie Damjanovich-Napoleon, Jim Moginie, Adam Newling, Nina Romeru, and Lachlan X. Morris and Bray Porter.

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The Speakers

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Elijah Amoss

‘Music is the shorthand of emotion.’ – Leo Tolstoy This special event returns for its second year and celebrates music, literature and the nature of inspiration. Drawing on the work…

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Piper Butcher

‘Music is the shorthand of emotion.’ – Leo Tolstoy This special event returns for its second year and celebrates music, literature and the nature of inspiration. Drawing on the work…

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Deborah Conway

‘Music is the shorthand of emotion.’ – Leo Tolstoy This special event returns for its second year and celebrates music, literature and the nature of inspiration. Drawing on the work…

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Natalie Damjanovich-Napoleon

‘Music is the shorthand of emotion.’ – Leo Tolstoy This special event returns for its second year and celebrates music, literature and the nature of inspiration. Drawing on the work…

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Nick Milligan

‘Music is the shorthand of emotion.’ – Leo Tolstoy This special event returns for its second year and celebrates music, literature and the nature of inspiration. Drawing on the work…

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Jim Moginie

‘Music is the shorthand of emotion.’ – Leo Tolstoy This special event returns for its second year and celebrates music, literature and the nature of inspiration. Drawing on the work…

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Adam Newling

‘Music is the shorthand of emotion.’ – Leo Tolstoy This special event returns for its second year and celebrates music, literature and the nature of inspiration. Drawing on the work…

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Nina Romeru

‘Music is the shorthand of emotion.’ – Leo Tolstoy This special event returns for its second year and celebrates music, literature and the nature of inspiration. Drawing on the work…

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