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Stuart Rogers is a Sydneysider who brings over 20 years of experience programming music in Australia, the U.S., and Europe. From 2005 to 2013, Stuart ran his own artist management company in New York City which represented the likes of Beth Orton, Ólöf Arnalds, Sam Amidon and Xylouris White. From 2014 to 2018, Stuart was the Program Manager at Sydney Festival, curating 250+ shows featuring artists from over 50 countries ranging from popular acts such as Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds and P.J. Harvey to breakthrough Australian debuts by artists such as Kate Tempest, Moses Sumney, Black Coffee and Seu Jorge. For the past couple of years, Stuart has worked in the U.S. as the Head of Music and Festivals at The Momentary, a new contemporary arts centre where he curated their inaugural season of public programming.

City Recital Hall CEO, Justin Boschetti, says of the appointment, “The Board and I are thrilled to have found a candidate of Stuart’s broad experience, considered approach, and encyclopaedic musical knowledge to lead our programming. We look forward to a rewarding future for our partnering artists and audiences.

Stuart Rogers says, “This is an incredibly exciting opportunity to expand and reimagine the possibilities for Contemporary Music delivered in the most acoustically spectacular room in the country. City Recital Hall is poised to further grow its place as a bedrock at the heart of Sydney’s cultural scene and I am thrilled to curate an expanded year-round program that will engage and delight new and diverse audiences."


3 December 2020

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