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Music

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.

Music

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.

Music

The best of British pomp and ceremony

Complete with flag-waving, finery, clapping and sing-alongs, Last Night of the Proms is a departure from the usual formality of a classical concert. ASO conductor Guy Noble offers an insight into the pomp and popularity of this very British tradition.

Arts & Culture

Touch the Moon: a journey from the page to the stage

The 1969 Moon landing coincided with another momentous event in the life of then 11-year-old Phil Cummings – his first experience of snow. The SA author’s memory of that day  inspired his new storybook and will soon be brought to life on stage.