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 The myth of the general audience In her 2018 Philip Parsons Memorial Lecture, playwright Alana Valentine speaks about the power of the collective experience and those rare moments when a work of art becomes a conduit for spontaneous community expression. Top 3 tips for emerging producers (locked) Independent producers from Brisbane, Perth and Melbourne offer advice for those who are just starting out in the game. How verbatim theatre can keep history alive (locked) In retelling the long and often bitter campaign for gay law reform in Tasmania, the new production ‘The Campaign’ not only preserves history, it helps ensure its survival. ICYMI: this week’s arts news round up (locked) From a new art market platform to a commission to mark the national apology to Child Sexual Abuse, ArtsHub recaps the week's arts news. (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.