Queensland Ballet overcomes the dreamy romantic classic's testing sharp edge.
Stars align for a stellar new work by an old master, composed for violin virtuoso Anne-Sophie Mutter.
While the classic musical still shines, the seething undercurrent of passion, frustration and aggression is generally lacking in this production, despite some powerful moments.
A magical VR realisation of the compelling music by William Barton and the Australian String Quartet.
Brahms' German Requiem performed by the Canberra Choral Society and National Capital Orchestra was a real blessing during these trying times.
This concert was a fabulous survey of the classical guitar in ensemble, with superb, effortless playing by Karin Schaupp.
Review: Brisbane Gala – Southern Cross Soloists with Chris Williams; Daniel de Borah (Melbourne Digital Concert Hall)
This digital benefit concert, livestreamed by Melbourne Digital Concert Hall, was a terrific showcase of Brisbane's finest.
On the opening night of York, different elements were jostling for place. But perhaps that is the point. Australian theatre is unsettled and unsettling.
Despite the huge obstacles the 32 competitors faced, forced to record in pandemic lockdowns and restrictions, this year's Sydney International Online Piano Competition was a five-star marathon event.
A compelling Cav & Pag, that unfortunately struggles against the inherent violence of the libretti.
Mozart’s glorious music wins the day in Opera Queensland's overly busy, contemporary interpretation of The Marriage of Figaro.
A contemporary reimagining of Thornton Wilder’s 1927 Pulitzer winning work of fiction.
An unanticipated but delightful showcase of exquisite guitar music
A tantalising selection of art songs from Catalonia.
Tinalley String Quartet's second instalment of Mendelssohn Quartets excels on all fronts.
These Handel chartbusters are as good as it gets.
Review: The British Project – Walton: Troilus & Cressida (City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla)
Walton’s orchestral wizardry rescued from obscurity.
Review: Beethoven & Schnittke: Violin Concertos (Vadim Gluzman, Lucerne Symphony Orchestra, James Gaffigan)
An iconic work meets a fascinating, wayward cousin.
Everything old is new again as Schiff’s period instrument Brahms proves a revelation.
Drinking songs, but not as you know them.
The enterprising David Skinner shines a welcome light on Byrd’s secular music.
Opera di Roma’s riveting, genre-defying production is made for this age and is one for the ages
This outback family adventure story turns the Crocodile Dundee fish-out-of-water story inside out.
In a personal documentary David Gulpilil looks back at his life and screen career.
The performances are marvellously subtle but the film often feels soporific.
John Bell investigates the quality of leadership, taking Shakespeare as his guide.
An insider’s view of one of history’s musical whitewashings.
The populist impresario’s reminiscences are entirely unputdownable.
An Aussie singing legend gets the biography she so thoroughly deserves.