$500,000 foundation bequest to future-proof Adelaide Festival

The bequest was built by late economist and musician Alison Burrell, who died at her household in Sydney in 2018, just two months just after she attended a recording of her compositions in Adelaide.

Basis Adelaide Festival aims to elevate $5 million through philanthropy in the upcoming three a long time, to build an endowment fund which will help additional ambitious, very long-expression artistic setting up.

Festival artistic directors Rachel Healy and Neil Armfield reported Ms Burrell’s donation would aid to “future-proof” the function.

“Inevitably, the increased the methods accessible, the additional adventurous and numerous the program can be,” they reported.

Armfield and Healy, whose part was not long ago prolonged to 2023, were being joined at the basis start by former artistic directors Anthony Metal, Rob Brookman and Robyn Archer. Also attending this year’s Festival activities have been former directors Brett Sheehy and David Sefton.

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