Category Archive: Music

Mar 11

FRINGE 2017 – MUSIC WITH MOTION – 3K

by Riccardo Barone  Adelaidians retrogamers, you can’t miss that! Be ready to be immersed in your childhood with Mario Bros & friends’ themes, soundtracks of our rainy days spent on our favourite console. Maybe you can even hear mummy yelling “Too much of these games!! Go do your homework!!”. How can the functionality and the …

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Mar 06

FRINGE VISUAL ARTS AND DESIGN / PERFORMANCE – FIRMAMENT – FULL DOME MULTIMEDIA PERFORMANCE – 5K

by Riccardo Barone  As the astronomy room has been entered it is evident that something unique is going to happen. The comfortable seats are reclinable, because the entire performance requires the spectator to watch the rounded ceiling and specifically the projection of moving picture on it. After a delicious introduction on constellations’ structure and position …

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Mar 05

FRINGE MUSIC / WORLD MUSIC – LONDON KLEZMER QUARTET – 5K

by Riccardo Barone  The sparkling elegance of the London Klezmer Quartet appeared on the stage of the Prospect Town Hall as an ancient vision of folk european village dances mixed up with a raffinato urban American jazz. How evident is the terrific compact sound of the Quartet, from the best possible attention to the global dynamics …

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Mar 02

FRINGE FILM AND DIGITAL / MUSIC – THE FAR PARADISE – 5K

by Riccardo Barone    “The far paradise” is an 1928 Australia silent film directed by Paulette McDonagh, successful performance at the box office when it was on. Yes, the attendance was extragood. But not today, in the 2017. What a pity! Why so disinterested today in what we used to be? Because it is not …

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Mar 02

FRINGE 2017 – SOUND & FURY’S “SHERLOCK HOLMES” – TANDANYA ARTS CAFE – 4.5K

Sound and Fury members Maritzer, Hercamp and Aussie Adamczak calmly stood in front of their audience at the Tandanya Arts Cafe, waiting for late-comers, assuring each audience member that “this isn’t a part of the show”. Yet it was! Cracking jokes, improvising and remaining confident at what would usually be an awkward time in a …

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Mar 01

FRINGE MUSIC / FOLK – GIRL OF THE WORLD – 5K

by Riccardo Barone    After a successful overseas tour, the celestial voice of Siobhan Owen comes back home. Adelaide should be very proud of witnessing the life of this amazing Musician. The entire concert is a journey between cultures from all over the world, and specifically between languages. The Welsh Musician sings traditional songs sliding …

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Feb 27

FRINGE MUSIC / CLASSICAL – SCHUBERTIADE – 5K

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by Riccardo Barone  A  marvellous brochure, which shows an elegant cover page and a very detailed introduction, followed by a very well psychological – contextualized – temporal -analytical description of the programme, leads to the energetic and so complicated (because the points enunciated before) performance. Every Composer needs to be contextu. Always. And the Duo Contraste’s …

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Feb 27

FRINGE 2017 – NOSFERATU – A SYMPHONY OF HORROR – MERCURY CINEMA – 4K

I had only ever seen short excerpts from this film so it was fascinating to see a full-length version of the F W Murnau movie based on Bram Stoker’s Dracula and made almost 100 years ago.  With an expert live score featuring keyboards  percussion and electronic music, this full length (84 mins) version of the …

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Feb 25

FRINGE MUSIC / WORLD MUSIC – THE STRING FAMILY AUSTRALIA TOUR – 5K

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by Riccardo Barone  Miracle! That’s because a family performing music on a stage is able to create a secret harmonic veil of pure sensations that surround  your aura. The youngest is twelve years old and it is surprising where she found the time to practice and play the violin in such a mature way. The …

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Feb 25

FRINGE 2017 – Comfort Food Cabaret – Adelaide Central Market – 4K

You’ve heard of dinner and a show, but what happens when dinner is the show? Comfort Food Cabaret is new to the Adelaide Fringe this year and it has certainly brought life to the Market Kitchen at Adelaide Central Markets.   The evening was full of surprises, with artist Michelle Pearson singing, cooking and storytelling …

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