Nov
6
2013

All My Sons

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Eternity Playhouse, November 5 The new Eternity Playhouse instantly becomes Sydney’s most beautiful theatre. Its size, sightlines, acoustics, stage area, ceiling height, seat-comfort and ambient charm are second to none. It also boasts the most attractive foyer in town, brimming with architectural flourishes, handsome timber, glorious stained-glass windows from its church days and even a […]

Nov
6
2013

Klezmer Divas

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Blue Beat, November 3 It happened in almost every song: little explosions of exuberance whenever Eddie Bronson or Daniel Weltlinger took a solo, like opening a door on a rowdy party. Not that the rest of what was happening was a dour affair, by any means. Perhaps the simile should have been a party within […]

Nov
6
2013

Pat Metheny CD

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Tap: John Zorn’s Book Of Angels Vol. 20 (Nonesuch/Tzadik/ Birdland) Pat Metheny and John Zorn had never cohabited the same thought bubble, at least in this writer’s mind. But then Metheny has had a way of coming up with mad surprises across the years, and now he’s dropped a bombshell of nuclear proportions. This collaboration […]