Vocal pleasures and some real star turns, but too many mirrors reflect badly on Verdi’s drama.
Sydney’s massed choral forces help McCreesh drive out the Prophets of Baal, and then some.
SSO on form helping Lukáš Vondráček to scale the mountain that is “The Rach 3”.
Ambassador for his instrument pulls out all the stops to entertain the Sydney crowd.
Brisbane Lions help Queensland Ballet take Delibes’ classic into a whole new league.
WASO captures the light and the dark side of post-Romantic Russian masterworks.
CPE Bach’s Resurrection proves a worthy tribute to the memory of one of classical music’s early greats.
Saleem Abboud Ashkar proves a poetic Mendelssohnian but Wigglesworth’s Rachmaninov is more variable.
Something old, something new and something borrowed in an eclectic night of virtuoso dance.
A delightfully chaotic co-production transports Gogol’s comedic masterpiece to the modern day.
Crowd-pleasing confection delights audience’s taste but its flavours lack complexity
Synergy’s committed, energised performances result in a 1-0 win for Xenakis.
Elegance and eloquence, but the Streeton Trio sometimes dish up a curate’s egg.