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17th February, 2019

Matador

There is a spectacular new dance show currently playing at The Melba Spiegeltent that is sure to go on to bigger and better things. A most ...

10th February, 2019

Viewpoint: review of Chopin’s Piano – A Journey through Romanticism

Extending our concept of Viewpoints, we present the second of two book reviews by concert reviewer and pianist Glenn Riddle.  Both relate to the instrument he ...

10th February, 2019

Viewpoint: review of A COVETED POSSESSION

Extending our concept of Viewpoints, we present the first of two book reviews by concert reviewer and pianist Glenn Riddle.  Both relate to the instrument he ...

08th February, 2019

Melbourne Opera: The Flying Dutchman

The qualities of this performance were strongly anticipated in the chatter around Melbourne in the weeks leading up to the opening. This anticipation was also evident ...

04th February, 2019

MSO: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 

Over the weekend, families and friends converged upon the Arts Centre, with the excitement of J.K. Rowling’s characters gathering at Kings Cross Station at the beginning ...

21st January, 2019

Les Misérables

When I was invited to review this production of Les Misérables by the Young Australian Broadway Chorus, I jumped at the chance. Having seen their 2018 ...

Concert Reviews

Subtitled ‘The Eton Choirbook at the crossroads of the Renaissance’, The Song Company’s Treble Helix Unlocked promised an interesting evening for lovers of the glorious vocal …

It was the best value ticket in town and accessible to anyone managing to purchase one before they quickly sold out. For a mere ten dollars …

The weather itself was a timely reminder of the implications of climate change. Melbourne’s evening heat saw the streets eerily deserted as people hurried back to …

Australian Haydn Ensemble St John’s Church, King Street, Flinders was the charming venue set for the concert from the Australian Haydn Ensemble, a Sydney-based group which …

Melbourne Recital Centre Great Romantics Winner Miles Johnston, classical guitar At St John’s, Flinders, on Sunday morning, a sizable audience was treated to an exceptionally fine …

After a lovely walk and lunch in the vibrant little Flinders township, I was back at St John’s Church, part of an enthusiastic crowd to hear …