Riccardo Barone

Composer, Pianist, Conductor, Music teacher, Researcher

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FRINGE 2018 – AROUND THE WORLD: THE INTERNATIONAL COMEDY SHOW – 4K

by Riccardo Barone Terry North is back for you with his irreverent, provocative selection of world wide comedians. The Griffin’s balcony is packed and the audience can’t wait for the next comedian. Kyle Legacy from UK opens the night with his post-punk provocative attitude. The interaction with the audience is prominent and with successful results. …

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FRINGE 2018 – PETER DOBBING: PLEASED WITH YOURSELF ISN’T THE SAME AS BEING HAPPY – 3K

by Riccardo Barone “You’re both wearing the same shirt! Now they’re gonna exchange Bitcoins under the table, furtively…” Tech-no-logic topics, digital misfunctions, scars left from modern embarassments. We are facing how challenging is our daily life surrounded by iphones, smart watches and micro laptops. The comedian Peter Dobbing energetically describes the way we have become …

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FRINGE 2018 – AWO AT THE TONYS – 4K

by Riccardo Barone   The Adelaide Wind Orchestra comes back to the Fringe with a program all based on music performed/awarded/written around the Tony awards (the highest US theater award). What a pity for the low amount of people coming to the show! The conductor David Polain, with hilarity and charisma, demonstrates the hard work …

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FRINGE 2018 – SOMA – SOUND BATH – 5K

by Riccardo Barone Soma: it’s the harmonic marriage between music and science. Our body pulses following a specific rhythm, also vibrating on different frequencies. What happens if we try to translate everything in music? We would listen to our body symphony: heartbeat, breath, brain waves, they are becoming numbers and then frequencies, so finally sound. …

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FRINGE 2018 – EURIPIDES’ ALCESTIS – 2.5K

by Riccardo Barone Would Euripide be satisfied if one of his tragedies would be delightedly accompanied by Irish songs? It’s quite brave and tenacious! Who knows what would think C. W. Gluck, or J.B. Lully as well! The young sparking Scrambled Prince Theatre Company reinterpreted with humour and enthusiasm an ancient classic enhancing the meaning …

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FRINGE 2018 – KOKODA – 5K

by Riccardo Barone A simple soldier. An Aussie soldier. No, not really a soldier, one of them, Commandos, one man army. Not really. Let’s start again: a  young mankind, a “chocolate soldier”, butcher meat, hero with no glory, someone who tried to be a soldier. What could have been the daily life of a soldier …

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FRINGE 2018 – FUEGO CARNAL 4K

by Riccardo Barone  Whilst people were finding a seatable solution, waiting for the firy show to start, at the Empyrian Gluttony a DJ was standing at the top of the stage handing out some introducting vibes. The audience is sitting in a semi-open space, which was sold out. The show starts with her, the Spanish …

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FRINGE 2018 – A GAME OF CHESS: THE PROKOFIEV VIOLIN SONATAS – 4.5K

by Riccardo Barone Checkmate! No, Stalinmate! Entering in the world of Sergej Prokof’ev you have to make sure you can stand high dosage of sarcasm, anger and obsession. But never define his music as grotesque, or he will come back from the death to strangle you! These two immortal jewels, the violin and piano sonatas …

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FRINGE 2018 – LA FLUTE DE PAN – 4K

by Riccardo Barone  The acclaimed flautist Melanie Walters comes back with an outstanding solo performance. The program follows the path to the Olympus; be prepared for a walk between sacred trees, scented hills and Zeus’s reign. Your unique guide: Syrinx, the nymph who ran away from Pan’s love proposal, written by Claude Debussy. Icarus is …

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FRINGE 2018 – ANYA ANASTASIA: ROGUE ROMANTIC – 4K

by Riccardo Barone  Anya strikes again! A character with a tormented floozy life, eternal wanderer, researcher of that perfect Hollywoodian love with the consciousness and the related consequences of solitude and illusion to find stability in it. The interaction with the audience is brilliant, sassy, sexy, provocative, clever. This unsatisfied girl is starving for her …

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