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Star Wars: Return of the Jedi. A golden android known as C3PO walks along a road track aside a short robot known as R2D2.

Concert Review: Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in Concert, Hamer Hall

A concert perfect for fans of 'Star Wars' and/or the music of John Williams.

Four singers in black line up behind each other, first person crouching, so that the heads of each show above the person in front. The man at the back holds up a large perspex bowl full of coloured balls.

Performance review: Broadway Bingo, Brisbane Powerhouse

An interactive and engaging approach to presenting classic musical hits, Broadway Bingo was a highly entertaining and fun night out.  

A quintet of classical musicians sit on a stage with their instruments, watched by an audience.

Music review: The Trout, QPAC

In the first concert of Ensemble Q's 2024 season, The Trout delivered impeccable musical standards and expert programming. 

A headshot of a smiling white man in a black shirt holding a trombone in front of him.

Music review: American Stories: Bernstein, Gershwin and more, Hamer Hall

Trombonist Jonathon Ramsay dazzled in a highlight of this MSO performance, Joe Chindamo’s 'Ligeia'.

A white woman in a long sleeveless white dress stands in front of an orchestra singing, the conductor has his back to the camera. Sara Macliver, ASO, Grandeur.

Music review: Grandeur, Symphony Series 3, ASO, Adelaide Town Hall

Leading soprano Sara Macliver starred in an intriguing concert of old and new music.

West Side Story by Opera Australia. A dark harbourside long shot of two young lovers - Tony and Maria - standing on metal balcony embracing, with a cityscape behind them.

Opera review: West Side Story, Sydney Harbour

A stunning revival production of Opera on the Harbour’s biggest hit musical.


Music review: Adelaide Symphony Orchestra Symphony Series 2: Horizons, Adelaide Town Hall

Violinist Emily Sun shines in Max Bruch’s famed Violin Concerto No. 1.

Still from ‘Ryuichi Sakamoto | Opus’. Image: Supplied. A black and white image of Sakamoto, a Japanese man in his 70s with white hair, tortoiseshell glasses and a black blazer at the piano. He is sifting through some sheet music.

Screening review: Ryuichi Sakamoto | Opus, Melbourne Recital Centre

With deep involvement from the late composer’s son and wife, ‘Opus’ captures Ryuichi Sakamoto in dazzling body and soul.

A ballet dancer dressed in a white frog costume is in mid air with his legs kicking out behind him. On the stage is Alice, with shoulder length dark hair, wearing a purple dress and carrying a red rose. Behind them is an image of a cottage on a wall hanging; it looks embroidered.

Ballet review: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Arts Centre Melbourne

An immersive spectacle, sure to unsettle and astound lovers of the classic tale.

Beethoven's Emperor. The image is a black backdrop with a man with short dark hair wearing a dark jacket and a white shirt. He is shot from the chest up holding his chin in his right hand and looking at the camera.

Music review: Beethoven’s Emperor, Australian Chamber Orchestra, Adelaide Town Hall

A masterful evening of historically informed music played with astonishing contemporary panache.

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