Tag: music

Tchaikovsky 5: MSO Great Classics Series

Muhai Tang conducts Tchaikovsky 5 and James Ehnes premieres a contemporary concerto, with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. Tonight is a treat. Brahms’ overture is the starter, a serious piece that reflects its titular drama. James Ehnes then performs a scintillating…

Profile: Australian World Orchestra and Riccardo Muti

A league of extraordinary performers meet once a year. To learn more, The Plus Ones talk with Alexander Briger AO, Chief Conductor and Artistic Director of the Australian World Orchestra. From May 2nd to 5th, the Australian World Orchestra will…

James Ehnes plays Bach at the Melbourne Recital Centre

The virtuoso violinist performs two Partitas and a Sonata, from Sei Solo by Bach. On performance night in the Melbourne Recital Centre, Canadian-born James Ehnes strides onto the empty stage with his violin. For his Great Performers appearance, he will…

Mendelssohn, Brahms, Mozart, and Beethoven by ARCO

Pastoral music and period instruments by the Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra at the Melbourne Recital Centre, with guest choir Polyphonic Voices. A popular style of the Romantic period is the pastoral, which calls to mind horizon views and bountiful…

WOMADelaide 2018 – The Plus Ones’ Definitive Guide

Gypsy punks, Brazillian brass, rainbow plastic pneumatic sculpture you can walk inside – WOMADelaide 2018 is set to wow us once again. This fantastic four-day festival (March 9-12) of Music, Arts and Dance serenades approximately 20,000 people per day and we…

Laneway Festival Melbourne 2018

St Jerome’s Laneway Festival 2018 nails it

From its spontaneous beginnings outside one of Melbourne’s most notorious bars, St Jeromes in 2005, to a festival that now spans three countries and multiple cities, it’s safe to say that St Jeromes Laneway Festival is nailing it. The festival…

Sunnyboys

Sunnyboys rock it out at Zoo Twilights

The Zoo Twilights concert series is back, giving us all a chance to enjoy a musical evening at the Melbourne Zoo. On stage this particular evening were the Sunnyboys and the Painters and Dockers, both legends of ’80s Australian rock….

Cut Copy at Melbourne Zoo Twilights

The excellent Zoo Twilights is back this summer at Melbourne Zoo. In the fight against wildlife extinction, our world-class home to some pretty special animals has invited great local and international musicians to play live, under the stars and in…

Sweet music with Mayfield at Chapel Summer Sessions

Smoky vibes filled the church at the theatre venue Chapel Off Chapel for Mayfield’s chance at Chapel Summer Sessions. The heat of the afternoon lingered into the evening, and if you closed your eyes the tunes could take you to a…