Music: French piano virtuoso and teacher Jean- Paul Sevilla is this year’s guest artistin- residence for the Festival of Accompanists. With Adelaide Symphony Orchestra concertmaster Terence Tam he will perform a lunchtime recital followed by a masterclass at Pilgrim Church, 12 Flinders St, on July 11. Bookings: ( 08) 8431 6030; www. accompanist. org. au.
Visual art: The George Lambert retrospective, Heroes and Icons, is the most comprehensive showing of Lambert’s work for more than 50 years, from his Australian bush subjects to Edwardian portraits and figure groups, sparkling oil sketches, battle paintings and large sculptures. Lambert lived between 1873 and 1930 and captured some quintessential Australian images. National Gallery of Australia, until September 16. Inquiries: ( 02) 6240 6502.
Music: The Seventh Darwin International Guitar Festival features 35 performers and groups. International guests include composer and performer Gentil Montana from Colombia, classical guitarist Eduardo Fernandez from Uruguay and the young Libra Guitar Quartet from South Korea. The program includes recitals, lectures, demonstrations and masterclasses. Darwin Entertainment Centre, Charles Darwin University and other venues. Until July 14. Bookings: ( 08) 8946 6860; www. darwinguitar. com.
Dance: The entire Sydney Dance Company will perform in Ever After Ever , outgoing directors Graeme Murphy and Janet Vernon’s tribute to Melbourne. The program includes the world premiere of Short Stories , Carl Vine’s Anne Landa Preludes and a selection from other works: Tivoli , Air and Other Invisible Forces , Ellipse and Berlin . The Arts Centre, State Theatre, until July 14. Bookings: 136 100.
Visual art: Rosebud is an exhibition of Matthew Sleeth’s large- format photographic prints of life at the caravan site where he spent many of his childhood holidays. Families returned year after year and a sense of community remained, Sleeth wrote. He also captured underlying boredom and slight menace. Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, until August 19. Inquiries: ( 03) 5975 4395.
Theatre: Chris Taylor’s comedy Dead Caesar will have togas in a flap. A member of the ABC’s Chaser team, Taylor has taken the political tragedy of Julius Caesar and loaded it with contemporary references. Wharf 2 Theatre, Sydney, until July 28. Bookings: ( 02) 9250 1777.
Wartime courtship: George Lambert’s Balcony of the troopers’ ward, 14th Australian General Hospital, Abbassia,