Month: May 2014

REVIEW – OperaBox’s Hansel and Gretel – by Rosalind Appleby

OperaBox Hansel and Gretel

Fairytale hits the right notes Reviewed by Rosalind Appleby on the 29th May 2014 for the West Australian 3 stars Review of OperaBox’s Hansel and Gretel by Humperdinck Conducted by Christopher Dragon//Directed by Sarah McKellar Perth Town Hall Opera performances are too rare in Perth and I am obviously not the only person pleased to …

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REVIEW: Stephen McIntyre Piano Recital – by Neville Cohn

Keyed up review

Pianist’s tale of two recitals Reviewed by Neville Cohn on the 14th May 2014 for the West Australian 3 stars Review of UWA’s Keyed Up Piano Recital Series featuring Stephen McIntyre Callaway Auditorium It might have been two entirely different recitals: the one before the interval, altogether worthy of celebration – and the one after …

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REVIEW: Romantic Rachmaninov (Vondráček/WASO) by Sam Gillies

rachmaninov waso

Romantic Rachmaninov with Vondráček and WASO Reviewed by Sam Gillies on the 3rd May 2014 for Limelight Magazine WASO captures the light and the dark side of post-Romantic Russian masterworks. Rachmaninov – Caprice Bohémien//Rachmaninov – Piano Concerto No 2//Shostakovich – Symphony No 5 WASO’s Romantic Rachmaninov program divided its focus between two unique voices of …

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