Category: music

Adelaide Cabaret Festival : iOTA – Slap And Tickle : 4*

Utilising the Variety Show genre but with a back storyline which ties the different acts together, Slap And Tickle is a clever, witty, and very funny show. We meet Slap the clown (iOTA), Tickle the Gimp (Russell Leonard), and the third element of the show : a multi-piece jazz orchestra who provide sound effects as …

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FRINGE 2019 – In Transience – 4K

by Riccardo Barone “Enjoy some peaceful and gentle piano music”. The Pianist and Composer Rich Batsford enriches the audience’s tranquillity with kind and simple chords softened by genuine melodies. Everything is In Transience, temporary, life’s unstoppable cycle, here and now, the present; and we want a nice present, free from any kind of pressure, free from …

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FRINGE 2019 – Sound Bath – Plant Song – 5K

by Riccardo Barone Sacred Resonance are an electronic music duo consisting of Darren Curtis and Bradley Pitt, often collaborating with the Visual Artist Jessica Curtis. Their extremely interesting research project presented for the Fringe 2019 has been inspired by two books: The secret life of plants by P. Tompkins and The hidden geometry of flowers by …

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FRINGE 2019 – “VIVIR” Flamenco Guitar and Dance – 5K

by Riccardo Barone La vida y la muerte. Rooted in the South of Spain, the Art of Flamenco is an ancient tradition started by the Gypsies in the South of Spain contrasting the classical tradition already present in the North. Let’s not forget when Manuel de Falla asked for help from Joaquin Turina, in order to …

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FRINGE 2019 – Koto Music Concert – “Shiki” – 3.5K

by Riccardo Barone The mesmerizing Koto repertoire is well known for its intensity, vibrational ancient energy coming from thirteen strings tuned following different traditional ways; indeed during the brief concert (only forty delicious minutes) the Koto performer Kawaguchi Etsuko had to switch from one to another, according to tradition. The Maestro Kawaguchi Etsuko has been an …

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FRINGE 2019 – The Flying Dutchman Sessions – 5K

by Riccardo Barone Sold out for the brilliant performance of Krishna Nagaraja and the Ensemble Galante & Ensemble Evergreen (on this special occasion united in a waterfall of joy and precision).  The premises of La Boheme turn into a tavern in the Hague bringing you back in the 1700 baroque Scandinavian area. You could actually …

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MOJO JUJU – Native Tongue Tour

MOJO JUJU – Live at JIVE  – Thursday 15th Nov 2018 Review by Gary Clarke                                                                                   5 Stars As we entered Jive Nasty Mars, Mojo Juju’s support act was just winding up his set. Our eyes adjusted and we noticed the unmistakable profile of MJ herself. She was nonchalantly watching Nasty Mars while checking out the …

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