Catching lightning in a bucket: archiving the
performing arts in the digital age. Article by Paul Bentley. Touches on
Sydney Opera House history and archival practices in the context of
developments worldwide. Initially published in Online Currents April 2013
and reprinted with kind permission of Thomson Reuters.
Evolving stages: Australian performing arts
online. Article by Paul Bentley reprinted with kind permission of Online
Currents. Includes commentary on information management at the Sydney Opera
House during the 1990s. Full text.
Frank Barnes, 1926-2005: the model of a general
manager. A tribute by the Wolanski Foundation to the man who launched the
Sydney Opera House and the Dennis Wolanski Library. Full
History matters: an introduction to Turning the
Kaleidoscope, a series by Paul Bentley on the history of the House.
matter of integrity. A review by Paul Bentley of Yuzo Mikami's book on the
Sydney Opera House, Utzon's Sphere: how it was designed and how it was built. Full
outside story: summary of new novel by Sylvia
'the fraught and contested history of the Sydney Opera House.
Opera House: an annotated list of sources.
Monographs, serials, articles, films, video recordings, CD ROM, archives & manuscripts,
oral history interviews, press clippings, programs, architectural drawings,
models and exhibitions compiled by Paul Bentley December 2000. See top
Opera House: site, design, construction, costs by Philip Drew. Notes for
presentation to TAFE students, Sydney, 2002 Text
Sydney Opera House story: a chronology 1606-, compiled by Paul Bentley to record the story of the Dennis Wolanski Library of
the Performing Arts and associated projects within the context of the Sydney
Opera House story, the connection of theatre with Bennelong Point
site, Jørn Utzon’s involvement with the House and changes to the building. Text
and the Sydney Opera House: as it happened 1918-2000.
on a new book by architectural historian Philip Drew
and a copy of his address given at the launch by the
Hon Peter Collins, QC at the Museum of Sydney, 20 Nov 2000.
Wolanski Foundation support for Sydney Opera
House. The Wolanski Foundation has renewed its relationship
with the Sydney Opera House Trust by providing funds to support a number of
activities relating to the history of the House.
Library of the Performing Arts. Pages re history and former collections,
including location of material transferred to other repositories