CD Review: Pleasure Garden/ Genevieve Lacey
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CD Review: Pleasure Garden/ Genevieve Lacey

With her recent CD release Pleasure Garden, recorder virtuosa Genevieve Lacey invites us to explore the sounds of nature, that from the first moments of opening and peering cautiously round a rusted gate, take us down a path discovering a living, breathing world of plants (Lichen,Amarilli, Daphne), birds (Her Nest, Whipbird), rocks (Granite) and other…

Review: ‘Siegfried’ Opera Australia
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Review: ‘Siegfried’ Opera Australia

Opera Australia: Der Ring des Nibelungen: Siegfried Arts Centre Melbourne/22 November 2013 *****   Brünnhilde’s final outpouring to Siegfried at the end of the second day of Wagner’s music drama begins: ‘O kindischer Held! O herrlischer Knabe! Du hehrster Taten töriger Hort!’ The terms ‘childish’, ‘boy’ and ‘foolish’ are among several along these lines that may…