Category: Concert Reviews – Archive

July 20, 2019 / Concert Reviews - Archive

Sydney Town Hall, July 6 9/10 I could hear that last, diaphanous note still hanging as we left her debut Australian concert; as we walked to the car. The song was The Way We Were, a spontaneous encore sung without the band, just against musical director Brian Nash’s piano and…

July 16, 2019 / Concert Reviews - Archive

City Recital Hall, July 5 6/10 Sydney finally has a cabaret festival to call its own, rather than just scoffing titbits flicked from Adelaide’s groaning table. But “all-star gala”? I don’t think so. This opening night was more like the sky outside: the odd dazzling star, some paler ones, and…

July 4, 2019 / Concert Reviews - Archive

Concert Hall, June 22 8.5/10 Joseph Tawadros gave an equally jokey and insightful musicological lesson when he and his percussionist brother, James, rejoined the Sydney Symphony Orchestra following the first movement of Mozart’s Symphony in G minor (K183). After his oud and James’s req (small tambourine) duetted on a brief…