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Live Review: Ben Folds brings his catalogue to life with help from the Sydney Symphony Orchestra

March 9, 2020

Touring in a country you’ve had a unique connection to will always be different to other shows and tours. Coming back to the country you lived in and married into, will always give you reason to perform at a level that goes beyond what could be expected from a touring act. For Ben Folds, playing […]

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Review: Planet Earth II: Live in Concert brings nature to life with the SSO and Eric Bana

May 7, 2018

Having just wrapped up its four city Australian tour, Planet Earth II: Live in Concert brought together Symphony Orchestras from around the country to present, live, the music from the acclaimed nature series of the same name. Accompanied by images from the series, and live narration from Australian actor Eric Bana, the night sounds like […]

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Alex Lahey, Jen Cloher & The Jungle Giants among multiple AIR Award nominees for 2018

April 17, 2018

The 2018 AIR Awards returns to Adelaide this July for its second year in South Australia, coming to the Queen’s Theatre on July 26th. Along with the AIR Awards, the two-day Indie-Con Australia Conference also comes back to Adelaide, hosted by The Hindley on July 26th and 27th, welcoming industry folk from around the country to come […]

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Fine Arts, Artisan and Best Comedy Award nominees revealed for the 2017 ARIA Awards

October 4, 2017

Nominees have started rolling out for this year’s ARIA Awards, with the Fine Arts, Artisan and Comedy categories coming first out of the gate this morning. With the winners to be revealed at ARIA’s annual nominations event at the National Gallery in Sydney on October 10th, the countdown to the 2017 ARIA Award celebrations will […]

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Live Review: Megan Washington simply mesmerises with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra

September 22, 2017

There’s something surprisingly relaxing yet equally daunting as watching an orchestra accompany a contemporary artist. As I sat looking down at the side of the Sydney Opera House stage, you’d have been forgiven if you forgot that fronting the Sydney Symphony Orchestra was Megan Washington. On night one of her current tour showcasing the tracks […]

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Review: Sydney Symphony Orchestra delivers thoroughly entertaining tribute to George Michael at the Sydney Opera House (Until 8th July)

July 7, 2017

When the Sydney Symphony Orchestra first planned a concert series based on the music of George Michael, it was envisioned as a celebration marking 30 years since the release of his first solo album, Faith. But in December last year, Michael’s name was added to the heartbreakingly long list of stellar artists that were lost […]

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Flume’s Skin takes a hat-trick of ARIA Awards at official event in Sydney today!

October 5, 2016

At the official ARIA Award nominations event in Sydney today (still underway), Flume‘s 2016 album Skin has cleaned up, taking away three awards for Best Cover Art, Best Engineer and Producer of the Year. “We’re making incredible music here and everyone should be very proud of that.” engineer Eric J Dubowsky said, accepting his award for his work on the […]

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Fine Arts, Best Comedy and Artisan ARIA Award nominees announced!

October 3, 2016

We’re entering ARIA Award territory for another year, with the first round of nominees (Fine Arts, Artisan and Best Comedy) being announced, the winners to be announced at the official ARIA Nominations Event in Sydney this Wednesday. Already, Flume and The Avalanches have had their latest records recognised across all three artisan categories, an impressive indicator of […]

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Review: Raiders of the Lost Ark with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra – Sydney Opera House (29.07.16)

July 31, 2016

This review should probably be premised with the fact that I am a huge fan of the Indiana Jones series (the first three – don’t even get me started on Kingdom of the Crystal Skull). These films formed an intrinsic part of my childhood and are potentially where my love of history steamed from. So […]

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The full RBMA Weekender line up for Sydney drops; includes Flight Facilities, Kano, Ta-ku & more

June 29, 2016

From September 8th through until September 11th, multiple Sydney locations are going to hosting some of the globes hottest artists as part of the Red Bull Music Academy Weekender! 40 artists are involved in this massive event, with the likes of Flight Facilities, Peanut Butter Wolf, Kano and Ta-ku all confirmed to be bringing the heat. It’s the first event of […]

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Flight Facilities and Sydney Symphony Orchestra to perform a special concert in Sydney’s The Domain

April 26, 2016

With the recent announcement that four-day, city-wide festival Red Bull Music Academy Weekender will be coming to Sydney, bringing 40 artists and 12 shows to multiple venues, anticipation has officially kicked off for the full line up which we should be seeing in June. While we wait, we do have an announcement of sorts on […]

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Live Review: Hilltop Hoods + Maverick Sabre – Allphones Arena, Sydney (02.04.16)

April 4, 2016

Kanye West once said, “I am flawed as a human being, but my music is perfect…You could go back to Beethoven and shit, but as far as this lifetime, though, this is all you got.” While I agree with most of this statement, the truest aspect is the comparison of the self-described biggest musician on […]

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Sydney Opera House to honour the late David Bowie with Sydney Symphony Orchestra

March 4, 2016

Following the death of one of the world’s most celebrated music legends, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra will be paying tribute to David Bowie at the Sydney Opera House. David Bowie: Nothing Has Changed will unfold over two nights only, May 19 and 21 at 8pm, with the likes of iOTA, Tim Rogers, Steve Kilbey, Deborah […]

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Photo Gallery: Tori Amos accompanied by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra – Sydney Opera House (11.11.14)

November 11, 2014

Tori Amos was accompanied by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra performed in the Concert Hall at the Sydney Opera House last night! A wonderful show, Pete Dovgan brings you the photos.

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