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Pianist Konstantin Shamray holds nothing back in his performance of Rachmaninov’s “concerto for elephants” in the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra’s latest Symphony Series concert.
The co-owners of award-winning North Terrace live music venue Lion Arts Factory and music events company Five Four Entertainment need a combined $500,000 lifeline and property lease extension from the State Government to keep their businesses from collapsing.
The devastating fires and floods of 2019-20 inspired the theme of a major community engagement project led by the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra in which composers and musicians from diverse backgrounds have been working together with local organisations to develop a suite of new music.
Helpmann Award winner Amy Lehpamer – star of shows including School of Rock, Dusty and The Sound of Music – will be in her element performing at the ASO’s outdoor concert A Night on Broadway. Here she reveals her pivotal roles and shares her five favourite Broadway hits.
A good piece of theatre can stop the clock, suspending its audience in an otherworld where they want to stay. The G&S’s production of Evita does just that.
The centrepiece of the 2022 Adelaide Festival will be Barrie Kosky’s new production of Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Golden Cockerel, an opera the celebrated director says is weird and wonderful – part fairytale, part psychological drama and part political satire.
Respected South Australian architect Guy Maron has created an ambitious new vision for an Adelaide concert hall, to be situated between the Festival Theatre and the Dunstan Playhouse.
The explosive action of the climactic sixth episode of the original Star Wars saga was brought to life in a mighty performance by the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra as fans old and new revelled in the experience.
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.”
Fifty years after Black Sabbath rocked out in a Myponga cow paddock, the township is set to reclaim its place on the music map as a world-class recording hub.
Paul Capsis revels in the challenge of singlehandedly bringing a multifaceted tale to life in this extraordinary adaptation of a literary classic.
Ghostly opera The Turn of the Screw and comic favourite The Barber of Seville will be highlights of State Opera South Australia’s season for the second half of 2021.
The opening night of the Adelaide Guitar Festival showcased the masterful guitar playing of Paco Lara and the equally passionate performances of Adelaide’s own Compañía Alma Flamenca ensemble. It was a delightful combination.
Interstate travel restrictions have forced several late changes to the 2021 Adelaide Guitar Festival line-up but ticket sales are strong as the event opens this weekend with shows including a flamenco spectacular and a classical celebration.
One half of Australian plunderphonic band The Avalanches explains how music can contain snippets of a person’s being, and why harnessing their own music in new ways for Illuminate Adelaide is extending the life of their art.
Last year during lockdown, Creative Original Music Adelaide contracted their roster of artists to create a cohesive work using the exquisite corpse art-making format. The work will finally debut next week.
Glenside’s Z Ward has to be one of the most unlikely places to see an opera, but when its theme is a grisly murder, the choice is oddly appropriate. Reviewed here is The Tell-Tale Heart, the latest offering in State Opera’s Lost Operas of Oz series.
Adelaide musician Max Savage is back at this year’s Cabaret Festival with an emotionally raw and moody performance that defies simple storytelling – and maybe even the story.
Performers Damon Smith and Adam Coad shine a spotlight on mental illness with their intimate Cabaret Festival show.
Peek into the mind of Tony-nominated songwriter and performer Eddie Perfect as he reflects on the ups and downs of life in the charming Introspective.
One of Cold Chisel’s primary songwriters, Don Walker’s work chronicles Australia in songs that are now intrinsic to the nation’s cultural fabric. In this concert, three of our best female vocalists manage to cast new light on what we thought we knew.
The Adelaide Symphony Orchestra is presenting a mini festival this weekend dedicated to the music of female composers. Here, five panellists in its Silent Women symposium share favourite pieces of music that never fail to move them.
Step out of the chilly Adelaide evening into a steamy French night at L’Hotel, where the guests and staff aim to please.