Tag: ASO

FESTIVAL – 2001 A Space Odyssey – 3K or 5K

So, trying to rate this show provides a conundrum. As a musical concert, it was a bit ho-hum – 3Ks but as an event; those who were there or who get along tonight will find they will be remembering it long after the Festival circus has left town – somehow it was very compelling – on this score a 5K rating applies.

ASO – Mahler – The Song of the Earth

The ASO’s eight year Mahler Cycle project is in its penultimate phase with two works this year before the epic journey concludes in 2013. Saturday evening’s Das Lied Von Der Erde (The Song of the Earth) certainly suggests the project will end as another landmark for the ASO.

Music – Titanic Anniversary – Adelaide Symphony Orchestra – Fest Theatre – 5K

Titanic Anniversary was another spectacular performance presented by the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. 5K

FRINGE – Santos ASO Symphony under the Stars – Elder Park – 5K

The Symphony under the Stars provides an opportunity to gasp, hum, tap, clap or cheer; an experience unparalleled to that had within the confines and etiquette of a concert hall. The sounds of enjoyment emanating from the audience throughout the performance were a declaration of the success of Symphony under the Stars. 5K

Music – Tim Minchin vs Adelaide Symphony Orchestra – AEC

On the whole, Minchin’s inspired idea to bulk up his anthems of modern hypocrisy with an orchestral backing paid dividends as the show offered exquisite musical performance to match the thought-provoking comedic material.

Santos Symphony Under The Stars – ASO – 25th Feb – Preview

The concert will be presented by ABC Classic FM’s Christopher Lawrence and feature conductor, Marc Taddei and one of Australia’s best-loved sopranos and regular guest on the ABC’s Spicks and Specks, Antoinette Halloran.

RAW: ASO 75th Gala Concert Review

As a worthy cause for celebration, a 75th Anniversary fits the bill and the gala concert was certainly enjoyable but none would say it was a landmark moment.

RAW: Perfect Symphony To Celebrate ASO’s 75th Year

The ASO will celebrate 75 great years of music-making with a special Anniversary Gala Concert on Friday 25 and Saturday 26 November at the Adelaide Festival Theatre. See post for details.