The performance is by turns poignant,tragic and amusing but always a tour de force. Written and performed by Amer Hlehel, the play tells the story of Palestian poet Taha Muhammed Ali.
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Whilst studying, at the Theatre Academy in Maastricht, Nick Steur attracted an audience when he was playing around with rocks and saw the full potential of this as performance art. He graduated in 2011 and has been producing complex sculptural pieces ever since.
The event is a concert performance of Brahms’ German Requiem. It is to be sung by an elite choir, Rundfunkchor Berlin, accompanied by piano (four-hands). The event is headed Human Requiem, and Jochen Sandig, the man who first conceived its unique presentation, uses this famous choral piece to highlight community, ritual, sharing, humanist principles and connectedness.
The one off performance of Lee Fields and The Expressions at the Adelaide Festival marked the beginning of their Australian, NZ and USA tour to promote their new album Special Night.
All the way from Belgium comes a show that presents the audience with an unusual perspective on the horrific act of terrorism, allowing for a childlike interpretation of what strikes fear and horror into the minds of most adults.
Having its world premiere at Her Majesty’s Theatre for this year’s festival, Fla.Co.Men is an often astounding piece of work.
When the Adelaide Festival booked Lior to perform the newly commissioned Chamber version of Compassion, he found that he was on stage with that show for two performances with a two-day gap in between. So what better idea than to do a one man gig on the Saturday night?
This is gripping theatre without a momentary lag or missed beat.
In the pleasant surroundings of the Ukaria Cultural centre this concert opens with the Bach piece ‘Erbarme dich’ – Have mercy my God from the St Matthew’s Passion
This world premiere performance is a charming, accessible, entertaining and cleverly educational show which deserves to be seen, heard and enjoyed by children and their carers for many years to come.
What a feast of glorious music in the wonderful setting of St Peter’s Cathedral.
Michael Griffiths channels Kylie Minogue in this disco-fuelled cabaret.
Brought to Adelaide by creative minds from the Netherlands, this is a show that presents the audience with an unusual telling of World War I, imaginatively using miniature models and sets to tell its story.
Iowa-born Mike Hadreas—alias Perfume Genius—oozed sex appeal and cool confidence in a dreamily executed performance last night at the Riverbank Palais
Anne Sofie von Otter has the voice and the stage presence to move armies.
The original show was commissioned by the Brighton Festival (UK) for their 40th anniversary in 2006 and was devised by Luke Cresswell and Steve McNicholas, in the tradition of their earlier smash hit STOMP.
Homer’s The Iliad is, above its poetry and deep influence upon Western arts and literature, bloody. After all, this is the story of a ten-year siege on an impenetrable city. There are bound to be some casualities. Alice Oswald’s Memorial doesn’t shy away from this fact,
Watch and marvel as these Australian talents bring ancient tragedy to life in Thyestes.
This Hamlet is written by Brett Dean, but contains much of Shakespeare’s well-known text. The libretto is by Matthew Jocelyn and the music is complex. This is a Glyndebourne Festival Opera production, brought to Adelaide for the Festival of Arts.
Canadian Robert Lepage deploys lots of hardware and software to induce a light trance state in his audience, using the nostalgia surrounding space travel events recalled from childhood to speak to the human heart and its ability to love and forgive without understanding why.