Category: music

Review of Attila

We’ve all heard of Attila the Hun, but few even amongst regular opera goers and classical music buffs know that there is an opera bearing his name. I for one am ready to admit that I hadn’t heard of Attila…

Faust – One Hell of a Show

The myth of Faust is a familiar and oft-adapted tale – the old man who sells his soul to the Devil in exchange for a return to youth and a shot at love with a beautiful virgin. Gounod reworked Goethe’s…

The Glenturret Burns Night Supper Sydney Opera House

The Glenturret Burns Night Supper at the Sydney Opera House

If you’re Scottish or know anyone Scottish, you’re probably familiar with Burns Night. If not: it’s held annually on January 25th, where, for the past 150+ years, people gather to celebrate Scotland’s national poet Robert Burns. It’s a traditional night…

Flying Lotus Soars to New Heights at Sydney’s Enmore Theatre

The incredibly talented and effervescent Flying Lotus brought his live 3D show to Sydney’s Enmore Theatre over the weekend. Born in Los Angeles, California as Steven Ellison and raised alongside a plethora of talented musicians, he said that the Flying…

Review of Don Giovanni

Don Giovanni is back in black. Legendary Scottish Director Sir David McVicar’s shifts the action of Mozart’s masterpiece of of sexual morality into the Gothic period, thus celebrating the supernatural aspects of the story, heightening the emotional conflicts of the…

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Jeremy Dutcher at Sydney Festival 2020: timeless transcendence

My favourite part of the Sydney Festival is discovering the new artists that are part of the diverse lineup, but nothing could have prepared me for Jeremy Dutcher. Canadian Indigenous composer and musician Jeremy Dutcher delivered one of the standout shows…

Six – historical pop musical at the Sydney Opera House

Divorced, beheaded, died; divorced, beheaded, survived. This is how we remember the fate that befell Henry the 8th’s six wives, but how much do we really know about the women behind the rhyme? Here to give them the limelight they…

The Operatives Present- Flying Lotus 3D

The Operatives Presents- Flying Lotus 3D

Steven Ellison AKA Flying Lotus is bringing his electrifying and mind-bending new show to Australian shores in late January. The experimental beatmaker and jazz musician will be showcasing a unique 3D stage performance that will be presented by Melbourne based…

Review of ‘Carmen’

The return of John Bell’s 2016 production of Carmen for Opera Australia is a welcome dose of heat in this summer that has not yet arrived. Bizet’s Carmen, even in its’ traditional form, is a risqué story. As if casual…

NYE in the Park – BEST. NEW YEARS. EVER.

To welcome a spectacular new decade, The Plus Ones enjoyed the BEST. NEW YEARS. EVER. at NYE in the Park — a top choice, no-fuss Sydney New Years music festival, that consciously escapes the chaos and crowds of the city. Now an…