Category: Concert Reviews – Archive

December 8, 2018 / Concert Reviews - Archive

Blue Mountains Theatre, November 23 7/10 Until the Kransky Sisters intrepidly set out to discover the bit of Australia that wasn’t Esk, no one had heard of their home town (near Ipswich), other than the few sober Eskys. But while Mourne, Eve and Dawn can lay claiming to putting Esk…

December 8, 2018 / Concert Reviews - Archive

Lennox Theatre, November 18 9/10 Exact contemporaries, John Keats and Franz Schubert were also identical twins in bringing the nascent Romantic movement to full flower. Between them they were responsible for the most lyrical poetry and music ever penned. Schubert infused his music with the purest poetry and Keats his…

December 1, 2018 / Concert Reviews - Archive

Foundry 616, November 16 9/10 It’s the difference between engaging the audience and casting a spell. Not many can do it, but jazz singer Charenee Wade can. Betty Carter was a supreme exemplar, and while Wade’s spell is not yet as profound as Carter’s, she has Carter-like raw materials in…