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1st March 2014
by harryfiddler

Dancing to Opera

I’ve seen two operas in the last week: Sydney Symphony Orchestra performed Richard Strauss’s Elektra, in semi-staged concert, while Opera Australia gave us Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin, fully-staged. There was some glorious music-making in both, but what got me thinking was the use … Continue reading

19th February 2014
by harryfiddler

Review: SSO / Mozart at the Movies

This was written for Sydney Morning Herald but didn’t make it in due to space issues. Space. The Final Frontier. (Sorry, couldn’t resist.) Mozart at the Movies City Recital Hall, February 6 Reviewed by HARRIET CUNNINGHAM 3 stars No heart … Continue reading