Tag: Riccardo Barone

Fringe 2020 – Amanda Palmer: There Will Be No Intermission – 5K

by Riccardo Barone “I am an Artist, let me do my job!” How high is the price a songwriter, a poet, must pay to deeply dive into sensitive subjects like abortion? Polemics are surely around the corner, undoubtedly! This happens when the sublimation of a tragedy through humor is misinterpreted and condemned by articles and …

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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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FRINGE 2019 – “Rhapsody in Chicago Blues” with Pianist Tim Barton – 5K

by Riccardo Barone I’m still impressed by the rich, long and virtuoso piano program performed at the Flinders St. Baptist Church by the astonishing pianist Tim Barton. His sound is well balanced, a high class touch married to a philological interpretation revealed by the performance of the Fantasy in D minor by W. A. Mozart, …

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FRINGE 2019 – Adelaide International Youth Film Festival Preview Program – 5K

by Riccardo Barone Children are sponges. They absorb everything they see, everything they experience. We’ve all been there, fragile sprouts, innocent angels, truth-tellers, staring at our preferred cartoons, creating thousands of adventures and imaginary scenarios to escape the grown-up’s reality, a too realistic reality for this age; this is when the fantasy comes in to …

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FRINGE 2019 – Koto Music Concert – “Shiki” – 3.5K

by Riccardo Barone The mesmerizing Koto repertoire is well known for its intensity, vibrational ancient energy coming from thirteen strings tuned following different traditional ways; indeed during the brief concert (only forty delicious minutes) the Koto performer Kawaguchi Etsuko had to switch from one to another, according to tradition. The Maestro Kawaguchi Etsuko has been an …

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FRINGE 2019 – ALL CHANGE – 5K

by Riccardo Barone Life’s cycle. But the memory remains. Or it could remain, maybe hidden between a daily ink-check of our favorite pen and a weekly visit of our first daughter. No, hang on, our second daughter.  But did she really come? In the scene every object establishes a strong bond with the past becoming …

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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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