1. Sydney Festival given record $5 million individual donation by philanthropist Peter Freedman  ABC News
  2. Sydney Festival receives record philanthropic donation  Sydney Morning Herald
  3. 'Unprecedented': Sydney festival receives $5m donation from electronics entrepreneur  The Guardian
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Philanthropist Peter Freedman gifts the Sydney Festival the largest single donation from an individual in the event's history, with the incoming festival director saying the money will allow her to commission major new works.Philanthropist Peter Freedman gifts the Sydney Festival the largest single donation from an individual in the event's history, with the incoming festival director saying the money will allow her to commission major new works.

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The donor is a leading businessman who shot to public prominence when he purchased Kurt Cobain's MTV Unplugged guitar at auction for nearly $9 million.The donor is a leading businessman who shot to public prominence when he purchased Kurt Cobain's MTV Unplugged guitar at auction for nearly $9 million.

Donor Peter Freedman said his gift was ‘just the beginning’ and has left it up to the festival to decide how to spend the moneyDonor Peter Freedman said his gift was ‘just the beginning’ and has left it up to the festival to decide how to spend the money

'Unprecedented': Sydney festival receives $5m donation from electronics entrepreneur | Arts funding | The Guardian