Showcasing the best tunes from four of Sir Michael Caine’s early flicks, musical director Terry Edwards chose, played and conducted, interspersed with excerpts from all but the latter films.
Author Gordon Forester
With a healthy dose of salty irony, Black Diggers depicts tales of the hundreds of Aboriginal soldiers who fought for Australia in World War I.
The Australian premiere of this dance piece is based on the work of neuroanatomist Dr Jill Bolte Taylor who, after a stroke, wrote the book My Stroke of Insight
A scary little number that could have been extracted straight from the tomes of Edgar Allan Poe, this is a who’s-haunting-who tale that smacks of the macabre.
Caleb Lewis and his collaborators are destined for greatness. Destroyer of Worlds is Fringe theatre at its best; a tale about romance, demons & human nature.
The Suit is set in a 50’s South African township during apartheid where a husband & wife are irrevocably changed after an affair.
State Theatre SA has launched its 2015 program of plays which aim to provoke, inspire and delight with a celebration of modern & classic shows & big names.
Synergy Percussion and Korean music group Noreum Machi reveal that traditional and contemporary are perfect partners in this world-first music project.
The award-winning Shandong Acrobatic Troupe brings high-flying hi-jinx and an acrobatic twist to a classic Qing Dynasty fable for the OzAsia Festival.
Only a handful of artists on the gruelling international touring circuit have the ability to make the concert spaces around them seem smaller; drawing their audience in, with the most personal of invitations to spend some time in their extraordinary world. Imogen Cooper is such an artist. The intimacy she created in her only Adelaide concert for Musica Viva, made for a unique experience from a great concert pianist.
The Oracle is Meryl Tankard’s incarnation of the 1913 ballet, The Rite, expertly capturing the exquisite beauty and abject cruelty of nature and man.
Founded by King Henry VI in 1441, the Choir of King’s College, Cambridge presented a breathtaking program from the sacred music tradition at the Adelaide Festival Theatre, in their only Adelaide performance
Heart of a Lion is as gripping as it is disturbing; entwined stories about love: compelling, misguided & fractured love that makes people do extraordinary things.
From the 1st book in a series by Jussi Adler-Olssen, an impetuous police homicide detective and his imposed assistant start to unravel a year-old mystery.
Oscar Wilde’s classic comedy of manners and mistaken identity when two friends assume the name of Earnest to win the affections of their sweethearts.
The Adelaide Symphony Orchestra’s latest offering of “Masters” came in the form of two handsome imports; American conductor Eugene Tzigane and German cellist Alban Gerhardt performing Concerto for Orchestra
Four members of the Australian Chamber Orchestra teamed with Finnish pianist Paavali Jumppanen (a few days after his 40th birthday), for the intimate concert indulgence, Piano Quintets. In doing so, they may have created history’s best looking quintet; they certainly made a play for the best sounding.
Leigh Harrold has had a big week. First he goes and wins the Hugh D. T. Williamson Prize (first prize pianist) in the 2014 Mietta Song Competition, and then he stars in the first concert of the year for The Firm; the 102nd since inception.
Continuing to be the best value concert in town, The Firm’s stellar 2014 program unfolds over five concerts on the Elder Hall stage, sharing the common theme of “The Waltz”.
The Australian premiere of this documentary about the self-labelled “best helmsman in the galaxy” might just help you live long and prosper. Oh myyy!
The Australian Chamber Orchestra channelled rival composers Gustav Mahler and Jean Sibelius at the Adelaide Town Hall on Tuesday evening with Artistic Director Richard Tognetti masterfully conducting a supersized ACO as part of their national tour.