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Review: Last Night of the Proms

Adelaide Symphony Orchestra’s Last Night of the Proms is a popular but curious offering, based on London’s enduring original performances. It includes a pub singalong shifted to a grand scale – with Union Jack flags and a torrent of balloons.

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Review: ASO's Symphonic Dances

French-Canadian pianist Louis Lortie’s performance of Ravel’s ‘Piano Concerto in G’ – by turns jaunty, melancholic and electric – was a highlight of this Master Series concert by the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.

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Review: ASO's Faith & Beauty

In his final appearance as principal conductor with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Nicholas Carter again demonstrated his varied and considerable talent with a program that included a delightful performance by violin soloist Grace Clifford.


Review: ASO's Winter Fire

If you want to enjoy a truly immersive experience at a concert recital, try sitting in the stalls close to the players. Make it Tchaikovsky and the technical expertise and intensity of effort on show alone is almost worth the ticket price.