Category: Features – Archive

January 20, 2018 / Features - Archive

I went with no expectations. Thirty-seven years as a critic does that to you. You absorb music or theatre not on your terms, but on that of the musicians, composers, actors, directors, designers and playwrights. The latter’s was my hat this time, and the destination was Washington DC, where Scena…

November 9, 2017 / Features - Archive
September 24, 2017 / Features - Archive

Richard Petkovic didn’t set out to form a band, he set out to realise a vision. The term “broad church” is tossed around in politics, but Petkovic’s Sydney World Music Chamber Orchestra is the real thing, with Sufism, Buddhism, Christianity and more represented among Australians of some 10 ethnicities. The…