This wrap of live shows includes Guys and Dolls at Chapel Off Chapel, Escaped Alone and What If If Only, an anniversary performance by The Beasts and more.
- by Sonia Nair, Tony Way, Kate Herbert and Martin Boulton
Silk, Metal, Wood by Musica Viva featured a new commission by a young Australian composer, brought to life by superstar French cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras.
- by Peter McCallum
Reviews of all the best shows in Sydney this week, including Cable Ties, Murder for Two at Hayes Theatre, The Weekend at Belvoir and La Gioconda in Concert.
- by Joyce Morgan, Peter McCallum, Vaanie Krishnan and Shamim Razavi
This wrap of shows around Melbourne includes Chunky Move’s 4/4, Miss Peony at Arts Centre Melbourne, Alistair Baldwin’s Telethon Kid, and Musicians of the Gewandhaus Orchestra.
- by Sonia Nair, Tony Way and Andrew Fuhrmann
For its 12th year, Bleach has designed a festival for locals, which includes them in the process of making art.
- by Hannah Story
A wrap of the week’s live reviews, including Mr Bailey’s Minder, Constellations, Mad Scenes with Jessica Pratt, ACO’s Dvorak’s Serenade and Thandi Phoenix.
- by John Shand, Peter McCallum and James Jennings
This wrap of shows around Melbourne includes Caroline Lee in offbeat monodrama June, 2:22 A Ghost Story at Her Majesty’s Theatre, jazz group Trichotomy, Paco Pena’s Flamenco in Concert, and Werribee Park Mansion’s long-running production of What Was That?
- by Cameron Woodhead, Sonia Nair and Jessica Nicholas
A wrap of the best live shows in Sydney, from theatre shows The Turn of the Screw, Fade, Tim and Sweeney Todd to Eagles of Death Metal and Jeonghwan Kim.
- by John Shand, James Jennings, Harriet Cunningham, Cassie Tongue and Peter McCallum
This wrap of shows around Melbourne includes the award-winning pianist Jeonghwan Kim, the Prince of Reggaeton, J Balvin, a bright new musical by Tom Gleisner, a long-awaited opera, gigs by 070 Shake, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Noah Cyrus and Tove Lo, plus a play about Australia’s first all-woman motor garage.
- by Liam Pieper, Vyshnavee Wijekumar, Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen, Cameron Woodhead and Will Cox
The Yeah Yeah Yeahs deliver a deliriously overstuffed set of crowd-pleasers, led by powerhouse frontwoman Karen O, at their Sydney Splendour sideshow.
- by Kate Hennessy
This year’s Splendour was a redemption story, the rebirth and reset of a vital piece of Australia’s live music scene.
- by Mick Radojkovic