Tag: the West Australian News

REVIEW: Lost and Found Opera – The Emperor of Atlantis – by Neville Cohn

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Rare Outing for Altantis Opera Reviewed by Neville Cohn on the 13th June 2014 for the West Australian 3.5 stars Review of Lost and Found Opera’s The Emperor of Atlantis, by Viktor Ullmann Perth Hebrew Congregation Synagogue Despite an environment in which hideous abuse, starvation and death were a constant presence, it is astonishing that …

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REVIEW – WASO – Stravinsky’s Petrushka – by Neville Cohn

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Dark Brahms Still Uplifting Reviewed by Neville Cohn on the 3rd June 2014 for the West Australian 3.5 stars Review of the West Australian Symphony Orchestra conducted by Olari Elts and with Barritone Daniel Sumegi ERKKI-SVEN TUUR De Profundis//BRAHMS Four Serious Songs//STRAVINSKY Petrushka Johannes Brahms, that autumnal drear and high priest of gloom, is famous …

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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

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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: WASO’s Bernstein and Gershwin – by Neville Cohn

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Fine vitality in US suite Reviewed by Neville Cohn on the 7th April 2014 for the West Australian Review of the West Australian Symphony Orchestra’s concert ‘Bernstein and Gershwin’ featuring violinist Karen Gomyo Bernstein – Symphonic Dances from West Side Story//Copland – Appalachian Spring//Gershwin – An American in Paris//Barber – concerto for violin Epitomising the …

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REVIEW: WASO Asher Fisch conducts and Plays Mozart – by Neville Cohn

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Strings steal spotlight Reviewed by Neville Cohn on the 10th March 2014 for the West Australian 4 stars Review of Asher Fisch’s inaugural concert as principal conductor of WASO WAGNER Die Meistersinger//STRAUSS Death and Transfiguration//MOZART Piano Concerto in d minor Coaxing string phrasing of phenomenal finesse from the WA Symphony Orchestra and with a faultless …

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