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Sep
30
2017

Ravi Coltrane

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The Basement, September 12 8/10 This concert was rather like Ravi Coltrane’s career: slow to start; of growing interest; utterly enthralling. The opening pieces revealed little more than a well-knit band and the accepted virtuosity. But amid overly busy playing and emotionally opaque music the promise of more was already evident. It was there in […]

Sep
27
2017

Sydney World Music Chamber Orchestra

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Q Theatre, September 10 7/10 Remember going to a restaurant where the food is “foreign”, and then a morsel of this and a taste of that swiftly converts you? The Sydney World Music Chamber Orchestra might be like that for many ears, but its greatest asset is its sheer exoticism, and the more it highlights […]

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