Clas­si­cal

The Weekend Australian - Review - - Out & About -

charts the con­tri­bu­tions, strug­gles and tri­umphs of women in the state par­lia­ment, from cam­paign­ers to par­lia­men­tar­i­ans and par­lia­men­tary of­fi­cers. It fea­tures sto­ries over the course of the state’s po­lit­i­cal his­tory about the cam­paign for the women’s vote, steered by the NSW Wo­man­hood Suf­frage League. Arte­facts, art­works, doc­u­ments, pho­tographs, news­reels and car­toons are on dis­play, show­ing the leg­isla­tive re­view and re­form driven by women. Fea­tures women from Mil­li­cent Pre­ston Stan­ley, Clover Moore and He­len ShamHo to Shel­ley Han­cock. Leah’s Playlist Cello mu­si­cian Leah Lynn plays the mu­sic that has in­spired her, per­form­ing along­side the Syd­ney Sym­phony Or­ches­tra. Fea­tur­ing mu­sic by Brahms, Tchaikovsky and Bern­stein. With An­drew Haveron on vi­o­lin, Anna Goldswor­thy on piano.

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