Philanthropist gifts Sydney Festival multi-million dollar boost
The Sydney Festival has received a $5 million boost from philanthropist Peter Freedman.
Owner of Røde Microphones, Peter Freedman told Joe Hildebrand he donated the hefty sum to support the hard work of the organisers.
“Day in, day out, the workload is unbelievable; that’s the real hard yards – anyone can cut a check!”
The festival’s artistic director, Wesley Enoch, said the gift would be used to commission emerging local artists.
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