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Two singers stand on stage with musicians playing harpsichord, cello and violin Pure Handel
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Pure Handel

5 August 2020

Perth’s baroque royalty come together for this Freeze Frame Opera performance. But can you have too much Handel? Bourby Webster finds out.

Reading time • 5 minutesMusic
A musical hug
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A musical hug

3 July 2020

Local chamber collective Cygnus Arioso lifted Bourby Webster’s spirits with their first post-lockdown performance.

Reading time • 4 minutesMusic
Musical worlds collide
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Musical worlds collide

17 February 2020

‘Quartet & Country’ captivates Bourby Webster with its brilliant combination of music from different times and places.

Reading time • 5 minutesPerth Festival
Lullabies and five words
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Lullabies and five words

15 February 2020

Bourby Webster is moved as much by Perth Festival’s Koorlangka as by Gina Williams’ determination to revive and promote Noongar language.

Reading time • 4 minutesPerth Festival
High art is high entertainment
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High art is high entertainment

3 February 2020

Bourby Webster says nothing’s sacred in the clever DivaLicious show, Defying Gravity! – and it’s hilariously entertaining.

Reading time • 4 minutesFringe World Festival
Kristin Berardi sings the State Theatre Courtyard, Photo Mark Francesca A woman singing into a microphone, on an outdoor stage When the world stops
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When the world stops

14 November 2019

Review: Perth International Jazz Festival, ‘Berardi/Foran/Karlen’ ⋅ State Theatre Centre Courtyard, 9 November⋅ Review by Bourby Webster ⋅ I entered the State Theatre Centre Courtyard for the Brisbane-based…

Reading time • 3 minutesMusic

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio