A substantial, complex and powerful work which deserves to be heard on the acoustic instruments of a full symphony orchestra
Love affair with Ludwig started with Mickey Mouse record player.
Despite some teething problems with the sound, this was an impressive concert with high quality playing and a fascinating pre-performance talk.
Outstanding performance from a truly scintillating trio.
A refreshing, stimulating program of 20th-century works for flute, oboe and piano.
Tonight's online premiere of four short operas by four Australian women composers is a major achievement for Australia's most inspirational modern opera company.
I bet a lot of other people were clapping enthusiastically in their lounge rooms, too, writes Clinton White.
Elyane Laussade, Nicholas Dinopoulos and Andrea Katz bring beautiful, intimate recitals to Melbourne Digital Concert Hall.
An appealing rather than a dazzling musical, though Kate Maree Hoolihan and Ian Stenlake shine as the lovers in a fluent production.
Review: Steve Reich Music for 18 Musicians (Soundstream New Music, Recitals Australia, Adelaide Fringe)
A fine performance of a rarely heard 20th-century masterpiece.
An uneven program of contemporary ballets from established and emerging choreographers.
Missy Mazzoli's opera, based on Lars von Trier's film, builds to a devastating finale.
Impressive singing, but the storytelling leaves something to be desired.
Sheku’s Elgar sees him filling some very big shoes indeed.
Thomas Adès’s complex new works benefit from the master’s touch.
Karabits’ Weimar forces deliver more incendiary Liszt advocacy.
Birthday surprise: Bezuidenhout delivers vivid period performances.
Let’s hear it at last for “The Ingenious Mr Finger”.
Bartoli beards the most legendary of castrati in his very own baroque den.
Pierre Audi’s minimalist Tristan throws welcome focus on voices.
Nothing rotten in this modern-dress take on Shakespeare’s Dane.
Inspired by a real choir, this movie feels familiar yet new.
A film with vim and vigour even though it feels episodic.
Loach’s film about the gig economy leaves you enraged.
A meditative film about creating art and the female gaze.
One craftsman pays tribute to another in a unique novella.
The Debussy bible, maybe, but the man remains an impression.
How the Belle Époque saw Bizet’s free-spirited heroine.
The history of the song, well at least for the last 800 years.