Category: Concert Reviews – Archive

September 3, 2019 / Concert Reviews - Archive

The Boiler House, August 17 9/10 It’s a rare sensation these days, but there is still such exhilaration in being taken to the edge of the possible. Many sections of this concert made you felt you’d had a craniotomy, and the top of your skull had rocketed skyward. Led by…

August 31, 2019 / Concert Reviews - Archive

Lennox Theatre, August 10 7.5/10 The rolling undulations of the waves were so palpable that those with imaginations livelier than their stomachs are robust could well have felt quite queasy. This was one of many passages of startlingly effective programmatic music in Chris Cody’s 70-minute Astrolabe – Suite for La…

August 22, 2019 / Concert Reviews - Archive

Blue Mountains Theatre, August 3 7/10 At his best Gregg Arthur is to jazz singing what a luxury resort is to a bedsit. Everything just happens rather than having to be wrangled into existence, with his voice sounding as if the component parts have been oiled. Conveying effortlessness is a…