Opera’s Triple Threat
An over-long performance detracted from some strong performances and powerful compositions.
The parlous state of Australian art music
Taxpayer funding of orchestras should be dependent on Australian content.
EMI: The sixth studio album from Icelandic post-rock band Sigur Rós is the group’s most introspective and ambient release to…
Love Never Dies
REGENT THEATRE: Magnificent staging and strong performances can’t hide the hollow heart of Lloyd Webber’s latest musical monolith. Three stars.
The Art of the Pianist/Composer
RIVERSIDE THEATRE: The Art of the Pianist/Composer is an exploration of the better known pianist/composers starting with Bach, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky…
Ben Cousins: A Rock Opera
MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FESTIVAL: Ben Cousins the 'bad boy' (among a few I'm sure) of Australian Rules was a logical…
Life’s A Circus: Theatre Works
It’s not very often that a new Australian musical is written these days, especially in the times of the US…
MUSIC REVIEW: 21st Century Australian Composers
21st Century Australian Composers Program 2008-09, Finalists Concert, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Iwaki Auditorium, 4 February 2009, Melbourne.