Category: music

Fringe 2020 – Sorcharess – The Piano Mistress – 3.5k

By Riccardo Barone Just entering The Warehouse Theatre’s premises has been a transitional moment where you could feel to be somewhere else, not Adelaide, not Australia, maybe in a lost in time Italian or French place. Sorcharess will take you on a journey, her journey, through her places, her scents, aromas, drinks and feelings, impressed …

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Fringe 2020 – Project Ludwig – 5k

  By Riccardo Barone  2020 means the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth; such a nice and an unusual way to celebrate with the Australian String Quartet at the Auditorium at SAHMRI. The audience had a fundamental say on the program; it was like creating your own string quartet choosing 4 movements from an available selection …

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HAPPY SAD – The Songs of Tim Buckley

Wheatsheaf Hotel 29th February – Adelaide Fringe 2020 Review by Gary CLarke 4.5K ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ 💫 Long time friends Mike Kirkham, Cal Williams Jr and Andy Pil supported by Dom Smith on percussion came together for this debut performance of an homage to Tim Buckley for the 2020 Adelaide Fringe. It was vocalist/guitarist …

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Lydia Lunch – RETROVIRUS

Lydia Lunch – RETROVIRUS- RCC Fringe -Level 5 – Feb 27th 2020 Review by Gary CLarke 4.5K ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️💫 Lydia Lunch’s band Retrovirus have been touring since 2012 performing Lydia’s back catalogue of music and songs from mostly works that hadn’t been toured previously. The venue of this gig was the infamous Uni Bar overlooking the …

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Fringe 2020 – Ashley Hribar plays Dr Caligari: musical rebirth of a silent film legend – 3K

by Riccardo Barone Silent movies are an outstanding canvas on which composers and musicians free their creative flow, using all available and possible tools, expressing their unique and personal language and style, strictly connected to images, depending on synopsis and scenarios. Ashley Hribar is a brilliant Composer and Pianist, with an impressive piano technique and …

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FRINGE CABARET – AMORE E MORTE – The Garage International at the Adelaide Town Hall 3.5K

By Fiona Talbot – Leigh Amore e Morte is a daring new piece originally composed and performed by instrumentalist Riccardo Barone. He is now joined by Nikki Elli Souvertjis who wrote and performed the script through song. Souvertjis has a lovely soprano voice and she sure can belt out a high note at times reminiscent …

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OzAsia – Siti Nurhaliza – 5K

by Riccardo Barone Has been a night of human warmth and success for the multi awarded Malaysian singer Siti Nurhaliza. Number 1 Artist not just in her homeland, Australia remembers her for two awards from ‘South Pacific International Song and Singing Competition 1999’ held in Gold Coast. Her band consists of three background singers, drums, bass …

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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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