Pianist Konstantin Shamray holds nothing back in his performance of Rachmaninov’s “concerto for elephants” in the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra’s latest Symphony Series concert.
The centrepiece of the 2022 Adelaide Festival will be Barrie Kosky’s new production of Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Golden Cockerel, an opera the celebrated director says is weird and wonderful – part fairytale, part psychological drama and part political satire.
Glenside’s Z Ward has to be one of the most unlikely places to see an opera, but when its theme is a grisly murder, the choice is oddly appropriate. Reviewed here is The Tell-Tale Heart, the latest offering in State Opera’s Lost Operas of Oz series.
When it comes to choral concerts, Adelaide Chamber Singers occupy an unrivalled top spot and have long been the darling of local audiences. We look at how they perform when associate conductor Christie Anderson takes the reins.
Remarkable music that is rarely played by orchestras was given prominence at this watershed event presented by the ASO. And it has drawn a line in the sand.
The ASQ’s first concert since lockdown gave audiences a chance to see its new cellist, Michael Dahlenburg, in action and ponder what life for the quartet will be like once Stephen King leaves as violist.