Lorina to sparkle in Domain opera

IT'S  the time of year when we usually speak to former Canberra soprano Lorina Gore about “Opera in the Domain”,  the annual big free...

Review: Enjoyable fusion of music, poetry and dance

dance "I Thought I Was Not Alone" Sidney Creswick and Fresh Funk At The Street Theatre until November 2. Reviewed by Samara Purnell

Arts in the city: The ups and downs of baby love

“AND Then There Were 3” sounds like the title for a murder mystery, but it’s a love story/play dealing with a couple's journey to...

‘Rare delight’ in Armenian music

Review: “The Mystic, the Monk and the Muse,” Concert 6, Canberra International Music festival Fitter's Workshop, May 11 Reviewed by Judith Crispin

Review / Kosky creates cosmic disorder with ‘The Nose’

“The Nose”, at Sydney Opera House, February 23, 26, 28 and March 3. Reviewed by HELEN MUSA

Trivia night for Eisteddfod

LIKE far too many arts organisations in Canberra, the Australian National Eisteddfod Society faces challenges, especially around funding and volunteer recruitment. Loyal supporters say it...

Review / The Oriana Chorale at the Wesley Centre

Music Oriana Chorale – Lily of the Valley Wesley Uniting Church August 13 Reviewed by Graham McDonald

Houston to chair CSO

  THE Canberra Symphony Orchestra has scored quite a coup with the announcement that retired Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston has been appointed to the...

New life for Benedict House

HISTORIC  Benedict House in Queanbeyan has today announced the launch of the much-awaited Benedict Arts Precinct, a new centre for arts, design and music...

British piano works at Wesley

TOMORROW’S Wednesday Lunchtime Live Concert at Wesley sees pianist Stuart Long performing five British piano works. Long commenced his tertiary musical studies in Wellington, New...

Review / Lowrencev steps in as Don Quixote

opera / “Don Quichotte” (Don Quixote), Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House until March 28. Reviewed by HELEN MUSA.

Trisha’s the ‘icing on the cake’

“I REALLY love doing concerts with the beautiful CSO,” though “it can be pretty scary with a whole lot of players behind you,” says...

Rumsey’s dark keys

Arts in the city • “THE Dark Side of the Keys” is a great title for the recital of pianist Andrew Rumsey at the Wesley...

Review / Fire without glory- OA’s new ‘Carmen’

Opera / “Carmen” by Georges Bizet Directed by John Bell, conducted by Andrea Molino, for Opera Australia, At the Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House, until August 12. Reviewed by Helen Musa

Music and Film at Tuggers

IT’S all go at Tuggeranong Arts Centre in the lead up to its November 7 Silvery Moon Festival. First up is its latest in the...

Review: Toby’s ‘Vow’ delivers with integrity

opera / "The Vow". At The Playhouse, October 8-9. Reviewed by Clinton White
CIMF 2016 - Concert 23 - Viva Brasil.

Review / CIMF Concert 23, ‘Festival Finale: Viva Brazil!’

Canberra International Music Festival – Concert 23 - “Festival Finale: Viva Brazil!” At the Fitters’ Workshop – Sunday 8 May 2016, 6.00pm Reviewed by Ian McLean

Trumpets to sound for ‘Messiah’

ORIGINALLY written by Handel to be performed before Easter, “Messiah” has long since become synonymous with Christmas. The trumpets will sound again on December...

Schumann’s guitar comes to War Memorial

THE GUITAR singer-songwriter John Schumann used to create his Vietnam War–era song “I was Only 19” will be displayed on Vietnam Veterans Day to...

Free concert by Thai stars

THE Thai Music Festival showcases a free live concert performed by two of Thailand's most dynamic bands – leading traditional Thai percussion ensemble Korphai...





Stephen’s searching for bubble-to-bubble travel 

Canberra Airport is looking for fellow travellers to bubble-to-bubble with, Alan Tutt takes another tilt, roos run amok and who doesn't want to eat hot-cross buns in May? It's another "Seven Days" with IAN MEIKLE.


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