Concert Review: Intrepid Voyagers/ Sydney Youth Orchestra
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Concert Review: Intrepid Voyagers/ Sydney Youth Orchestra

Intrepid Voyagers Sydney Youth Orchestra Verbrugghen Hall, The Sydney Conservatorium of Music April 2, 2017 Written by Deen Hamaker There is a constant undercurrent of commentary on the future of classical music and whether it can survive into the future as our attention spans shorten and audiences drift away from traditional art forms. In the…

Opera Review: La Traviata/ Opera Australia
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Opera Review: La Traviata/ Opera Australia

La traviata, Opera Australia Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House, Tuesday 28 March 2017 Written by Deen Hamaker When Giuseppe Verdi’s La traviata premiered at Teatro La Fenice in Venice in 1853, theatre management insisted that the opera be set in the early 18th Century. Verdi had wanted his opera in portrayed in contemporary times….

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Ballet Review: Nijinsky

Nijinsky ¬†The Australian Ballet Sydney Opera House 12 November 2016 Written by Deen Hamaker In 1919, a broken Vaslav Nijinsky gave his final performance in the lobby of a Swiss hotel. American ballet dancer, choreographer, and director ¬†American ballet dancer, choreographer, and director John Neumeier has taken as his starting point, the recollections and thoughts…