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Title 50 Years Of Four Corners: Your Stories, Our History
Published Australia : ABC NEWS 24, 2011
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Summary As part of the 50 Years Four Corners celebrations, ABC News 24 will air selected programs from each decade over five weeks.Tonight we revisit the 1990s with David Marr's moving profile of Stuart Challender, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra conductor who was battling AIDS. The program documented the life of an enormously gifted individual, who was privately coming to terms with his sexuality and an illness which eventually took his life. During Challender's accomplished career he worked in Europe, before becoming resident conductor for Opera Australia and later moving to chief conductor of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra in 1987. In January 1991 Challender received an Order of Australia "in recognition of his services to music". The program itself went onto win a coveted Walkley Award for journalist David Marr and producer Andrew Haughton.A short interview with David Marr will also be aired, along with the original programPRODUCTION DETAILSReporter, David Marr. Producer, Andrew Haughton. Executive Producer, Marian Wilkinson. Originally broadcast 29th July, 1991
Event Broadcast 2011-09-25 at 22:00:00
Notes Classification: NC
Subject AIDS (Disease) -- Patients.
Celebrities -- Conduct of life.
Challender, Stuart.
Conductors (Music)
Musicians -- Diseases.
Sydney Symphony Orchestra.
Form Streaming video
Author Challender, Stuart, contributor
Discroll, Thelma, contributor
Hawke, Hazel, contributor
Hazelwood, Donald, contributor
Hewgill, Katie, contributor
Marr, David, reporter
Olle, Andrew, host
Prussing, Ron, contributor
Smith, Michael, contributor
Vallentine, Mary, contributor