“I want to disabuse people of the idea that I’m ‘doing’ Bob Dylan,” actor, rocker and screen identity John Waters told HELEN MUSA about his coming show, “Dylan Revisited”. “I’m not doing any impersonations. It’s purely myself and a six-piece band going out on the stage doing Dylan songs.”
For the first day of spring, this short concert of just under an hour, left the audience blooming with applause and gratitude for such a fine performance, writes reviewer ROB KENNEDY after watching "Handel and his Rivals".
It topped off a concert of world-class music that leaves a listener wanting more, writes reviewer ROB KENNEDY after seeing "Handel & Delirious Love".
The ANU's school of music head is conducting a rock tour, his vice-chancellor is handing out a gong to a guitarist and legendary band Foreigner is performing. What's happening? Arts editor HELEN MUSA reports…
Arts in the City • CANBERRA’S Shortis and Simpson plan to out-Wharf the Wharfies with “Satire at Tuggers” in Tuggeranong Arts Centre, October 27 and...
opera “From a Black Sky” By Sandra France and Helen Nourse At The Street Theatre, season closed. Reviewed by Judith Crispin
Music / "Portrait in French Music". Kotaro Nagano. At Wesley Music Centre, November 2. Reviewed by JUDITH CRISPIN
• THERE’S romance in the air for Art Song Canberra’s next recital, “Hollywood’s Romantics”. Husband and wife duo, soprano Sonia Anfiloff and baritone Ben Connor...
CANBERRA’S (and Bungendore’s) most enduring musical satirists, Shortis and Simpson, are marking 25 years of mocking our great and good by staging two fundraiser concerts for the Cobargo Community Bushfire Recovery Fund.
music Elton John Canberra Stadium, November 14 Reviewed by Ian Meikle
THE National Folk Festival is keen to entice in early birds with its announcement of the first artists for the 2015 Festival to be...
By Ian McLean All lights dimmed throughout The Q except for a solitary spot which focussed on a figure shimmering in a black and golden...
Music / "Treble Helix Unlocked". The Song Company. At Wesley Uniting Church, March 1. Reviewed by Graham McDonald
Singing group's narrow musical focus reveals a rich repertoire, reports reviewer GRAHAM McDONALD.
The Grigoryan Brothers chose an eclectic mix of duo guitar music that showed the diversity of their musical interests, writes GRAHAM McDONALD.
Reviewer CLINTON WHITE see a strong future for a singer who was performing a swansong in Canberra.
“New Spaces” is to be the title of the farewell season for 14-year-long chief conductor and artistic director of Canberra Symphony Orchestra, Nicholas Milton, writes arts editor HELEN MUSA.
Music / Charlie Siem. James O Fairfax Theatre, NGA. March 26. Reviewed by ROB KENNEDY
Canberra-based composer Larry Sitsky will be honoured with a long weekend this month of musical festivities by the Moscow Conservatory as an artist who, though not born in Russia has, through his heritage, contributed to the Russian musical tradition, reports arts editor HELEN MUSA.
“Quartet for the End of Time: Music of Transcendence” Concert No 22, International Music Festival Fitters' Workshop, May 17. Reviewed by Judith Crispin