Conductor and presenter Guy Noble is a charmer, and the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra’s Food Glorious Food selection of pieces at the Town Hall proved to be the same – complete with a surprise contribution from food icon Maggie Beer.
Vocal is the focal point in Johann Sebastian Bach’s ‘St John Passion’ and it was beautifully executed in the second of this year’s Master Series concerts from the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.
The confronting truths presented in Animal Farm act as valuable reminders of the darker aspects of human nature, especially when power corrupts, and the reasons for its enduring appeal are clearly evident in this State Theatre production.
In a remarkable evening of music, lauded British cellist Natalie Clein and the acclaimed Russian pianist Katya Apekisheva brought their brilliant skills together to create an enchanting experience.
Interactivity is really the name of this game as four comedians vie to spontaneously produce the best lines for a participating audience. Make it rude and crude, too, and you have a recipe for non-PC fun. ★★★ ½
The first notes sung by The Magnets show why they have such a strong following in Adelaide. Their polished a cappella vocals and animated stagecraft deliver a delightful hour of infectious hits that has the crowd rapt. ★★★★★