In a year that’s been distinctly short of cheer, the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra came to the rescue with beautifully performed pieces and a strong feel-good factor.
The handsomely refurbished Her Majesty’s Theatre was a fine place for Legato, an evening of music on strings, guitar and piano performed by some of those instruments’ best exponents.
Sir David Attenborough’s name and image loom large in promotion for A Life on Our Planet, which is much more than simply a story about him and his engagement with the natural world. His profile guarantees an audience, but who will heed his warning?
Award-winning new French film Les Misérables drops viewers into the poor and rough Parisian community of Montfermeil, a Parisian district where the police are as likely as the residents to see defeat at every turn.
La Belle Époque touches on some big questions with the time-travelling story of a man who chooses to revisit a significant moment in his life from 40 years ago.
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.
It’s claimed that nostalgia ain’t what it used to be, but it’s indisputable that An Andrews Sisters Tribute time-shifts the Norwood Concert Hall with a charming program and polished performance that captivates its audience. ★★★★