Catalogue service interruption: Due to an upgrade, the catalogue will be unavailable from 9pm AEST on Wednesday, 3 September until 10am AEST Thursday, 4 September. We apologise for any inconvenience.

La Trobe Reading Room event: A traditional Chinese drum performance will be held in the La Trobe Reading Room on Thursday 4 September, from 6pm until 6.10pm. More information

Catalogue service interruption & La Trobe Reading Room event
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Arts triple bill

Wednesday 16 October 2013, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Arts Reading Room
Level 2, Main entry, Swanston St
Has wheelchair access

Come to a free arts triple bill at the Library featuring music, ballet and ceramics.

  • The orchestra: percussion and orchestral diversity: a brief introduction to the percussion section of the orchestra by two puppet characters.
  • Nureyev: his complete Bell Telephone Hour performances featuring four live telecasts of ballet superstar Rudolf Nureyev, including performances from Flower Festival in Genzano, Le Corsaire, La Esmeralda and Swan Lake.
  • Gwyn Hanssen Pigott: a potters film: documentary about the Australian ceramic artist recognised for her series of still-life collections of porcelain vessels.

We screen music, dance and plays at the Library every second Wednesday. Bookings not required. Seating is limited, so come early!