Category: music

Neil & Liam Finn at Twilight at Taronga

Things got a little wild on Sunday night as Neil & Liam Finn took to the stage as part of Taronga Zoo’s summer concert series. The night opened with Alex the Astronaut, fresh off the back of her #23 placement…

Review of Carmen – A John Bell / Opera Australia Collaboration

Opera Australia’s sophisticated and yet accessible production of Carmen has something for everyone. Opera aficionados who feel they have seen it all will enjoy and appreciate the insightful and adroit directorship of theatre legend John Bell. Opera novices will be…

Moses Sumney

Moses Sumney At Sydney Opera House

“They’re playing his music through the speakers” my plus one leaned over and observed quietly, as we settled into our seats in the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall. I’d noticed it too as we entered. “It’s because nothing else sounds…

Sevdaliza

Sevdaliza at Oxford Arts Factory

“I feel like I’m a kid trying to overhear my parents argue.” Someone near me in the crowd said that to his friend halfway through her first song, and the sentiment stayed with me for the whole performance. Sevdaliza’s music…

‘The Merry Widow’ with Opera Australia

The Sydney Opera House’s Joan Sutherland Theatre has finally reopened, after undergoing the most significant renovations since the Opera House opened in 1973. After nine months of homelessness, Opera Australia has opened the year in their shiny new home with…

‘The Wizard of Oz’ – a most wonderful musical in Sydney

If ever, oh ever, a show there was, The Wizard of Oz is one because, because, because, because, because, because… Because it’s the world’s favourite musical. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new production of The Wizard of Oz has finally arrived in…

A Very Kransky Christmas

A Very Kransky Christmas with The Kransky Sisters

The musical comedy trio known as the Kransky Sisters performed ‘A Very Kransky Christmas’ at the Seymour Centre as part of their ongoing tour. The trio consists of fictional sisters Eve, Mourne, and Dawn Kransky from rural Queensland. They tell…

Jack Johnson

Jack Johnson lights up the Sydney Opera House

Jack Johnson ushered in the Summer season with the Sydney stopover of his 2017 Summer Music Tour. On 30 November, the balmy weather couldn’t have been more fitting for the Hawaii native’s mellow music style. The Sydney Opera House provided…

Young Franco Single Launch: Secret Sydney Party

The talented Brisbane producer Young Franco has graced our ear drums once again with his new single About This Thing. I was lucky enough to attend an intimate launch party hosted by Yeahsure. in the heart of Sydney for its debut….

Farewelling Madama Butterfly

The most popular opera of all time, Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, has hit the Capitol Theatre for its  final season. Madama Butterfly is an exquisitely beautiful tragedy set in the early 1900s. The story follows Pinkerton, an American naval captain who…