Matthew's Latest Articles
Music review: Anoushka Shankar, Sydney Festival
Anoushka Shankar and her band delighted in reworking Hindustani music for an appreciative crowd.
Opera review: Il Tabarro, Sydney Festival
Ambitiously staged aboard a lightship, this production struggled to stay afloat.
Theatre review: Circus 1903, Sydney Opera House
Puppetry meets circus arts in a show that's fun for the whole family.
Dance review: The Dream/Marguerite and Armand, Sydney Opera House
As part of its 60th anniversary programming, The Australian Ballet shows its range with two tonally different productions.
Dance review: Somos, Neilson Studio, Sydney
A world dance premiere with a distinctly Spanish flavour.
Theatre review: The Memory of Water, Ensemble Theatre
This award-winning play about three sisters is a bittersweet comedy.
Music review: The Human Spirit, Sydney Conservatorium of Music
The human spirit is evoked through the human voice.
Performance review: idk, Carriageworks
A beguiling show exploring boundaries with three performers in a dance narrative.
Theatre review: On the Beach, Roslyn Packer Theatre
The classic 1957 novel about a post-apocalyptic vision is granted a powerful theatrical adaptation.
Music review: Winter Nights, Walsh Bay Arts Precinct, Sydney
Greatest hits presented by the Sydney Chamber Choir strike a chord for young and old.