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  • A man in a suit crouches over a piano keyboard, behind him are orchestral musicians Orchestra presents a mixed bill
    Reviews

    Orchestra presents a mixed bill

    30 November 2020

    Beethoven has lost his swagger but Brahms, shines even brighter. Leon Levy reviews the West Australian Symphony Orchestra’s final mainstage concert for 2020.

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    Reading time • 4 minutesMusic
  • Dance and music in the attic
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    Dance and music in the attic

    28 November 2020

    Reminding us of theatre’s ability to synthesise the joys and pleasures of the past with contemporary forms, STRUT Dance and Tura New Music’s ‘Situ-8’ is an evocative program of short new site-specific works, writes Jonathan W. Marshall.

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    Reading time • 5 minutesDance
  • A sculpture of a figure shrouded in fabric stands in an art gallery Out of the darkness
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    Out of the darkness

    26 November 2020

    In what has been a bleak, dark year for our artists, Mossenson Galleries’ joint exhibition, ‘SIX : 2020’, is a truly bright spot, Craig McKeough says.

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    Reading time • 5 minutesVisual Art
  • a small choir stand on stage with an organ and two soloists sitting in chairs Plenty of Perth talent
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    Plenty of Perth talent

    25 November 2020

    West Australian musicians shine as national chamber music organisation Musica Viva returns to the Perth Concert Hall. Sandra Bowdler reflects on the state’s impressive talent pool.

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    Reading time • 4 minutesMusic
  • Ballet dancers in toy costumes line up under an enormous Christmas tree Magical winter wonderland
    Kids

    Magical winter wonderland

    24 November 2020

    Junior reviewer Saskia Haluszkiewicz describes the immersive experience of being swept up into Clara’s world in the Nutcracker.

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    Reading time • 4 minutesDance
  • The dancers of West Australian Ballet in The Nutcracker (2020). Photo by Bradbury Photography copy The stage is filled with dancers clad in pink tutus, standing in a pose. They all face towards the Sugar Plum Fairy and Sugar Prince who are centre stage, dressed in sparkling gold costumes. Behind them is Drosselmeyer and Clara. Still sparkling in season three
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    Still sparkling in season three

    22 November 2020

    West Australian Ballet’s Nutcracker is on its third outing but it managed to win over an unwilling attendee, admits Nina Levy.

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    Reading time • 6 minutesDance
  • a performer hangs from a pole above a stage, below her a woman in black sings with a band Dieter gets dirty underground
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    Dieter gets dirty underground

    20 November 2020

    Bernie Dieter’s songs remain pretty much the same, but David Zampatti says the cabaret queen’s new show is fertile and fabulously dirty.

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    Reading time • 5 minutesCabaret
  • Juan Carlos Osma and Mayume Noguromi in Le Corsaire pas de deux for GALA. Photo by Bradbury Photography Gala promises to be a people pleaser
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    Gala promises to be a people pleaser

    20 November 2020

    With a snappy program that is paced to suit our social media shaped attention spans, West Australian Ballet’s ‘Gala’ is designed for popular appeal, writes Nina Levy.

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    Reading time • 7 minutesDance
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