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Harriet Cunningham

Audrey contributor, Writer

Harriet Cunningham is a freelance writer based in Sydney.

In print she is best known as the Sydney Morning Herald’s classical music critic who got blacklisted by Opera Australia for saying what she thought. She is addicted to listening and thinking about live music – any kind of live performance, in fact.

She has been known to play the violin.

Karakorum: A Medieval Musical Journey
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ArchivedMelbourne Recital Centre 4 - 5 Aug 2018

Karakorum: A Medieval Musical Journey

Audrey review: The Brandenburg Orchestra and La Camera delle Lacrime issue a welcome challenge to audiences to open their ears.

Lucia di Lammermoor
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ArchivedSydney Opera House, Bennelong Point 28 Jun - 27 Jul 2018

Lucia di Lammermoor

Audrey review: Think Maria Callas. Think Joan Sutherland. Or, more to the point, try not to think of them as the curtain goes up on soprano Jessica Pratt.

Handel’s Athalia
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ArchivedCity Recital Hall, Sydney 21 - 26 Jun 2018

Handel’s Athalia

Audrey review: Athalia is a work of dramatic contrasts: of fast and slow, right and wrong, old and new, pure and bloody.

Rembrandt Live
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ArchivedArt Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney 6 - 23 Jan 2018

Rembrandt Live

Audrey review: Yes, it’s art at its most digestible but this art-meets-music experience is exquisitely done.

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