The Adelaide Symphony Orchestra has announced its own festival, with six outdoor sunset concerts in nine days at the Adelaide Showground, covering music from the classics to Broadway, rock, dance music and finishing with live musical accompaniment to an acclaimed BBC nature documentary.
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.
How smaller festivals survive in these testing times is one thing, but how they set their artistic sights is another. Having managed to keep going this year, we look at how Coriole Music Festival shaped up.
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?