Category: Reviews

REVIEW WA Opera’s The Marriage of Figaro

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The Marriage of Figaro by West Australian Opera Conducted by Antony Walker and Directed by Niel Armfield 21st July 2015   Mozart, check. New production, check. Director of the moment Neil Armfield, check. Success with the last two WA Opera productions of The Rabbits and Madame Butterfly, checkCHECK. Intense EXCITEMENT!!!!!!, yesYEScheckCHECK. And somehow it all …

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REVIEW Lost and Found Opera: Medee rivets audience in old cells by Rosalind Appleby

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A review of the opera ‘Medee’ By Darius Milhaud presented by Lost and Found Opera by Rosalind Appleby on the 19th May 2015 4.5 stars this review originally appeared in the West Australian “Nothing is as formidable as the anger of a woman scorned”. The chorus singers sang the famous line sympathetically before dunking the …

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REVIEW Sir Francis Burt Memorial Concert by William Yeoman

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A review of the 2015 Sir Francis Burt Memorial Concert, featuring Andrew Nicholson (flute) and Joseph Nolan (organ) reviewed by William Yeoman on the 15th May 2015 4 Stars this review originally appeared in the West Australian This year’s Sir Francis Burt Memorial Concert last Tuesday night provided a rare opportunity to hear two of …

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REVIEW Soft Soft Loud by Rosalind Appleby

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A review of Soft Soft Loud: Tuomo Prattala, Felix Zenger and ensemble Reviewed by Rosalind Appleby on the 2nd March 2015 for the West Australian Fremantle Arts Centre Tuomo Prattala, Felix Zenger and Tilman Robinson gave crossover a good name during their concert at the Fremantle Arts Centre on Friday night. The unusual collaboration between …

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