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.
In Sondheim’s famous musical thriller, Sweeney Todd goes on a rampage against humanity after his life falls to ruins. What does State Opera South Australia’s production tell us about the mind of this madman?
A true rarity and some different approaches to two familiar works marked the ASO’s second symphony series concert for 2021.
A distraction from the main game, or a welcome addition to the opera season? Graham Strahle reviews State Opera’s concert version of the classic musical Carousel.
As one of 20th-century music’s great anti-war statements, is the message of peace and understanding in Michael Tippett’s A Child of Our Time as relevant today as it was during World War II?