Sex sells, but does it sound good? Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles Review: Whiteley, Opera Australia Opera Australia has premiered its first new work in nearly a decade, and it’s quintessentially Australian, both in subject and tone, but does it capture the spirit of artist Brett Whiteley? Beef, coal, and hot tracks: Aus music exports earn $195 million each year Australian music is performing remarkably overseas, according to a new Australia Council report. Review: Doppelgangster's Cold War, Prague Fringe Festival It’s easy to let the trajectory of the aural-optical assault wash over you, but blink and you’ll miss it all. How circus and theatre support young people’s mental health (locked) New studies in SA and WA demonstrate the positive impact of the performing arts on young people’s mental health and wellbeing. (Premium content) Premium content Maxim Boon Friday 10 August, 2018 Is the increased focus on performers' sex appeal a tacit acknowledgement that classical music can no longer connect with society on its own terms? This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Join Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of members-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily ... and much, much more. Join Now and join the British arts community today Image via www.xavierdemaistre.com Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Maxim Boon is a British-born composer, producer, commentator, critic and arts writer based in Melbourne. He is the National Senior Editor and Arts and Culture Editor of The Music and formerly the Online Editor of Limelight Magazine. He is a contributor to several national and local titles including The Age, Time Out, The Guardian, Daily Review, Audrey Journal and ArtsHub.