1989 Festival


Artistic Director
John Truscott AO


Leningrad Kirov Ballet: Principals and Soloists (USSR)

The Paul Taylor Dance Company (USA)


Carmina Quartet (Switzerland)

Chamber Music Lunchtime Series (Multinational)

Christina Högman and The Australian Chamber Orchestra with members of the Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble (Australia/Sweden)

Samul Nori Drummers (Korea)

Victoria State Opera, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Melbourne Theatre Company and Melbourne Chorale (Multinational)
Joan of Arc at the Stake
by Arthur Honegger


The Knot Garden 
by Michael Tippett (Australia/UK)
Directed by Barrie Kosky

Music Theatre

Michel Lemieux (Canada)


Festival of Bands (Australia)

Street Theatre (Multinational)

The Grand Opening (Multinational)


Caligari & Co
The Cabinet of Doctor Caligari

Caligari & Co
The Griehuus Chronicle

Canberra Theatre Company (Australia)
by Peta Murray

Suzuki Company of Toga (Japan)
The Bacchae
by Euripides

The Church Theatre (Australia)
The Call of the Wild
by Jenny Kemp

Visual Arts

Various Artists (Australia)
After the Harvest

Angry Penguins and Realist Painting in Melbourne in the 1940s (Australia)

David Mach (UK)

Deborah Halpern (Australia)

Furniture Facets (Australia)

Giorgio Upiglio: Master Printer (Italy)

Giuseppe Romeo (Australia)

Rita Gallé (Italy)

Ronnie Tjampijimpa (Australia)

William Blake Exhibition (UK)

Special Events

Art Museums Association of Australia (Australia)
Today for Tomorrow (Public Forums)

Botanica (Australia)

Circus Oz (Australia)

Education Panorama (Australia)

Free Festival Forums: The Artist Meets His Audience (Multinational)

Harry Seidler (Australia)
Sir Roy Grounds Memorial Lecture

Piccolo Spoleto

Melbourne Spoleto Fringe Festival

Spoleto Melbourne Writers' Festival (Multinational)

The Festival Club (Australia)