Tag: music

Sydney Festival 2019: The Plus Ones’ Guide

The Sydney Festival (9 – 27 Jan 2018) is back again this summer, and we all know what this means. This is the time of year that the city comes alive with art and performance, where public spaces are transformed…

‘Return to Rio’ Festival – Music, Magic and Mayhem

Daringly dubbed the “Ultimate Weekend Away”, Return to Rio had set our festival expectations very, very high. In the months leading up to the main event, we’d heard rumours of the countless other-worldly wonders we’d experience at this 3-day musical utopia,…

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…

The Forest Comes Alive at Secret Garden Festival

There’s never a dull moment at Secret Garden Festival. From the moment you step foot onto the grounds you’re welcomed with neon signs, forest paths laced with fairy lights, and people dressed in outlandish costumes. This year’s theme? Year 10 Formal….

Chris Botti

Chris Botti live at the Sydney Opera House

Watching Chris Botti perform is a bit like going on a whirlwind musical tour with your best mate. His affable and charming character transformed the Sydney Opera House, taking us from a smoky New York jazz club one minute to…

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…

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….

Verdi’s Requiem from Opera Australia

There are three spectacular elements that led to an emotionally intense operatic masterpiece on a Sydney winter night- The Opera House, Opera Australia, and Giuseppe Verdi’s Requiem (10-11th August 2017). I arrived at The Opera House and found my seat,…