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Concert Review: The Overcoat, A Musical

The Overcoat. Image credit Clare Hawley The Overcoat Michael, Rosemarie and Constantine Costi, Belvoir Theatre Downstairs, 16 November 2018 Witten by Paul Bennett Re-imaging a classic from a Russian master such as Gogol can be...more...

Posted on November 18, 2018 @ 1.08
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Ballet Review: Spartacus/ The Australian Ballet

Spartacus The Australian Ballet Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House 10 November, 2018 Written by Deen Hamaker Spartacus is perhaps the ultimate Soviet ballet, a spectacle of bravura dancing and athleticism, characterised by muscular gladiators...more...

Posted on November 14, 2018 @ 17.05
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CD Review: From The Hungry Waiting Country / Halcyon / Elliot Gyger

From the Hungry Waiting Country is a new release by Halcyon, performing the music of contemporary Australian composer, Elliot Gyger. Released on the Tall Poppies label, it contains three works...more...

Posted on November 6, 2018 @ 12.17
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Concert Review: Lixsania And The Labyrinth/ Australian Brandenburg Orchestra/ Lixsania Fernandez

Lixsania Fernandez with the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra Lixsania and the Labyrinth Lixsania Fernandez, Australian Brandenburg Orchestra City Recital Hall 31, October 2018 The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra is ever creative in its recruitment of solo musicians...more...

Posted on November 1, 2018 @ 15.14
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Concert Review: Czech Fantasy / Orava Quartet

Czech Fantasy, Orava Quartet,  Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House, 26 October, 2018. Written by Ria Andriani Performing in the Opera House is a highlight in any musician’s tour. The Orava Quartet’s Utzon Room performance of...more...

Posted on October 30, 2018 @ 14.40
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Concert Review: Seraphim Trio/ Haveron/ Cronin

Seraphim Trio Seraphim Trio Schubert, Schumann and Korngold Independent Theatre, North Sydney 28 October , 2018 Written by Victoria Watson The three core musicians of the Seraphim Quartet augmented their ensemble one by one after...more...

Posted on October 30, 2018 @ 0.41
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Concert Review: Drama/ The Metropolitan Orchestra

Cellist Ezmi Pepper The Metropolitan Orchestra Drama Eugene Goossens Hall, ABC Centre Sydney  27 October, 2018 Written by Victoria Watson The Metropolitan Orchestra (TMO) Sydney is celebrating ten years since its inception under founding artistic...more...

Posted on October 29, 2018 @ 23.38
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Concert Review: Vocalise – Rachmaninoff And Poulenc/ Omega Ensemble/ Lee Abrahmsen

Lee Abrahmsen Vocalise – Rachmaninoff and Poulenc, Omega Ensemble with Lee Abrahmsen, soprano Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House 21 October, 2018 Soprano Lee Abrahmsen with pianist Maria Raspopova and clarinettist David Rowden, Co-Artistic Directors of...more...

Posted on October 23, 2018 @ 21.15
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Concert Review: Sir András Schiff / Musica Viva

Sir András Schiff Musica Viva, Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House, 23 October 2018 Sir András Schiff’s Gala Piano Recital for Musica Viva, was a deeply satisfying evening of music. Returning to Australia after two...more...

Posted on October 23, 2018 @ 10.57