Archive for the ‘News’ Category


Saturday, October 30th, 2010

“WHEN it comes to assumptions, inferences, speculation and supposition, no one in the documentary world has more insight than award-winning filmmaker Peter Butt …few directors are so astutely able to dramatise crucial moments of change in our social narrative with such cinematic verve…. …….Most of the acting roles are played by a large cast of [...]

Marianna in new ABC Film, next Thursday night, 9:30pm on ABC1!

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Dear friends and supporters, Please watch “I, Spry – The Rise and Fall of A Master Spy” Next Thursday on ABC 1, 9:30 pm Anna and I are both featured in this great dramatisation. watch the trailer here: More about the film: Produced by the makers of the documentaries The Prime Minister is Missing [...]

Maria Okunev – Silent Film Festival

Sunday, September 12th, 2010

0419 267 318 Press Release Australia?s Silent Film Festival in Sydney: September 11, 16, 18, 23 and 25 The Festival again brings the best of restored silent films with live music. There are classic Australian and international silent films with highly acclaimed stars and directors: Vidor, Ozu, Clair, Wiene. Boris Barnet, John Gilbert, Chaplin, [...]

June Concert Series

Saturday, May 29th, 2010

Dear Friends Announcing Marianna Ensemble’s June concert series, would be great to see you there! Anna Okunev – violin Blake Keep – guitar Maria Okunev – voice/piano/guitar Richard Savery – bari saxophone/bass clarinet/clarinet in Bb For details on the concert series visit the Gigs page. Give Away: tell us in 100 words or less why [...]

Marianna Live on ABC radio!

Saturday, February 20th, 2010

Marianna Ensemble will be making its debut on the national radio. We will be playing live for a whole hour on the prestigious “Sunday Live” show – ABC classic fm. We hope that you can join us in person or tune in on 92.9 fm. WHEN: Sunday 14th of March 2:50 pm (doors close at [...]

Welcome to our Web Site!

Saturday, February 20th, 2010

Dear friends, colleagues, students and family! Check out our new website created by charming Tania Tobin, who has ever so patiently put up with Anna and I while trying to get information, photos and other things that websites are generally made of! You can sign up to our newsletter on the Contact Us page and [...]