Tag Archive: Music

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 2017: YouTunes – The Pocket – Stirling Fringe – 5K

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By Tom Eckert On a pleasant hills summer evening you are treated to a venue that wouldn’t be out of place in a Brooklyn basement. All dark hangings, blue and red light and a smoke machine it is minimalist and intimate, never being more than three metres from the back of the stage. You can’t …

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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: A History of Early Blues – The Wheatsheaf Hotel – 4K

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By Tom Eckert The award winning trio performing this show give the audience exactly as advertised. A meander through the various permutations of blues music with all the spirit and character that went into the original arrangements. Rather, as some musical shows are prone to do, than simply playing the repertoire; the group indulge in …

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Feb 25

FRINGE 2017 – 80s Kid’s Disco – Royal Croquet Club – 4K

The title of this show is pretty gosh-darn self-explanatory: a disco, for kids, set to 80s music. Bam. That’s exactly what’s offered, and exactly what is delivered by Austrian DJ Peter Baecker. Armed with hundreds of balloons (reminiscent of the iconic 80s peace ballad 99 Luftballons) and a vast array of era-appropriate wigs, costumes and other …

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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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Feb 22

FRINGE 2017: Clairy Browne – Spiegel Tent – The Garden of Unearthly Delights – 4K

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By Tom Eckert Clairy Browne is an unapologetic thunderstorm of a vision straight out of an R&B fantasy. manifesting old styles from the golden years of the genre, she brings it into the 21st century on wings of what she’ll do to anyone who dares cross her. Right from the first beat she’s belting with …

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