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Behind the scenes of the Adelaide Festival’s ‘most challenging year yet’

New ABC documentary Getting Their Acts Together offers a fascinating look behind the scenes of the 2020 Adelaide Festival complete with bickering, last-minute program dramas and the event’s narrow escape from the COVID-19 shutdown.

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Adelaide Festival review: The Iliad – Out Loud

Homeric poetry was brought to vivid life by William Zappa in this innovative nine-hour production at the Adelaide Festival.

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Record numbers flock to 2020 WOMADelaide

GALLERY: WOMADelaide attracted a record 97,000 people to Botanic Park over the weekend, with a host of musical highlights including The Cat Empire, Blind Boys of Alabama, Australia’s Spinifex Gum, Mali’s Salif Keita and Finnish foursome Tuuletar.

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Eight highlights on the WOMADelaide 2020 line-up

With dozens of musicians from around the world converging on Botanic Park for this weekend’s WOMADelaide festival, here are eight highlights – from an Afro-pop legend and a Rock and Roll and Blues Hall of Famer, to a ‘new breed of disco vigilante’.

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Adelaide Festival review: Requiem

This theatrical version of Mozart’s Requiem might occasionally shock some who attend, but it is compelling for both its music and artistic vision. Voices, dance, and the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra combine to create an enthralling work.