Anna Goldsworthy


Anna Goldsworthy
Anna Goldsworthy is a pianist and writer. Her most recent books are Welcome to Your New Life and The Best Australian Essays 2017 (as editor). Her most recent album is Beethoven Piano Trios.



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Illustration by Jeff Fisher.

‘Welcome to Your New Life’ book extract

Maternity

Vox

L–R: Penny Wong, Tanya Plibersek, Jenny Macklin, Julia Gillard, Kate Lundy, Kate Ellis, Julie Collins. © Tim Bauer

Julia Gillard and the women in cabinet

Feminism

Critical Mass

Paul Lewis. © Pia Johnson

Sleepwalking with Schubert

Classical music

Paul Lewis

A Heavy F*cking Situation

Television

'Girls'

Martin Amis in 2010. © Xavier Betral/EPA

Top Dog

Books

Martin Amis’ 'Lionel Asbo: State of England'

It’s Complicated

Television

'Downton Abbey'

'Life in Movement' by Bryan Mason and Sophie Hyde 
(directors),
in national release, 12 April

’Life in Movement’ by Bryan Mason and Sophie Hyde

Arts

Tanja Liedtke’s name was suddenly everywhere in May 2007, when she was appointed artistic director of Sydney Dance Company. The 29-year-old dancer and choreographer claimed to be “absolutely ecstatic” about her new role, and there was a great deal …

Carl Vine, 2011. © Keith Saunders. Image courtesy of Musica Viva.

Right composition

Culture

Meeting composer Carl Vine

'Mrs Carey’s Concert', By Bob Connolly and Sophie Raymond (directors),In national release

‘Mrs Carey’s Concert’ by Bob Connolly and Sophie Raymond

Culture

Mrs Carey’s Concert, a new documentary by Bob Connolly (of Rats in the Ranks and Facing the Music) and Sophie Raymond, offers a familiar narrative archetype: it’ll be all right on the night. It is a type of triumph …

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