Gillian Wills

Gillian Wills is an author and arts writer who has published with ArtsHub, Australian Stage Online, Limelight, Griffith Review, Australian Book Review, The Australian, Weekend Review, Good Reading, The Strad (UK) Cut Common, Loudmouth and Artist Profile. Her short stories have been published with Dillydoun Review, Antonym, Dewdrop, Unbelievable Stories and Hare’s Paw Literary Journal. Her memoir, Elvis and Me: how a world-weary musician and a broken racehorse rescued each other, Finch Pty was released in 2016 in Australia, America, Canada, The UK and NZ.

Gillian's Latest Articles


Review: Richard Tognetti and Satu Vanska, ACO Homecasts

A thought-provoking and fascinating experience on many levels.


Review: Ben Folds with The Queensland Symphony Orchestra, QPAC (QLD)

Folds travels the geography of the piano at high speed, contributing convincing grabs of colour, spidery finger flurries and gliss


Review: Kate Tempest, QPAC (QLD)

Tempest is a force of nature, a stage stealer, a charismatic performer of sharply drawn narrative who crosses genre boundaries…


Nils Frahm, QPAC (QLD)

Frahm creates a musical world in which any sound is possible: an explosion of choral singing, a robotic chittering, metallic…


Review: Our Place, Queensland Music Festival

A feel-good performance bringing together Digi Youth Arts, Queensland Choir, Deep Blue Orchestra and didgeribone player Tjupurru.


Review: Spartacus, Bolshoi Ballet, QPAC (QLD)

Presented as part of the Bolshoi's exclusive, 11-day visit to Brisbane, this spectacular ballet features almost supernatural displays of airborne…


Review: The Sleeping Beauty, QPAC

Ballet Theatre of Queensland's production was entertaining, superbly rehearsed by Clare Morehen, and points to a successful season ahead.


Review: The Curious Incident of the Dog In The Night-Time at QPAC

Based on Mark Haddon’s bestseller and directed by Marianne Elliott this snazzy, original play brims with brilliant touches.


Review: Horrorshow and QSO

If only all collaborations between orchestras and contemporary musicians were done with such joy and flair!


Review: Songs That Made Me

An entertaining yet unusually informal celebration of song, the closing event of the 2018 Women of the World Festival.

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