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My WeekendNotes - 199
Traditionally, St John's Church at Flinders is the venue for a full Saturday of musical events during the Peninsula Summ... [more]
Moorooduc Estate was the setting for Peter de Jager's performance of Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 23 - the 'Appassionata... [more]
02/01/2020 - 10/01/2020
Every year at around this time, I schlep down the M11 for ten days of wine, music and Mornington Peninsula hospitality t... [more]
01/01/2020 - 10/01/2020
King Arthur is not your average opera. John Dryden provided the words - both spoken and sung - making up this pagan romp... [more]
16/02/2019 - 17/02/2019
The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra is back with the fourth instalment of their wildly successful Harry Potter series -... [more]
31/01/2019 - 03/02/2019
Anyone who has 'taken the waters' at the Peninsula Hot Springs would find it hard to resist the invitation to take it to... [more]
Church was the place to be on Sunday when baritone David Greco and the Australian Haydn Ensemble performed Schubert Song... [more]
Every year, the Peninsula Summer Music Festival puts on a gala evening in the grounds of St John's Church Flinders. Sea... [more]
The Australian Haydn Ensemble played a well-received concert of Mozart among the stained glass windows and wonderful aco... [more]
'Godfather, Father and Son' was held in the acoustically impressive tasting room of Main Ridge Estate, as part of the Pe... [more]
Set amongst the grapevines and oak barrels of pinot noir specialists Hurley Vineyard, the sold-out third event in the Pe... [more]
01/01/2019 - 13/01/2019
'Ravel's Blues' – part of the Peninsula Summer Music Festival program – had as its backdrop the bucolic setting of the M... [more]
All great films are made so (at least in part) by their music – think of Pulp Fiction's iconic use of rock music, or... [more]
08/11/2018 - 10/11/2018
Sir Andras Schiff is one of the world's great pianists but he still sits down every morning to play one of Bach's prelud... [more]
Is there any play more enduring than Hamlet? Whether you skim-read a soliloquy in high school English class, or saw ... [more]
17/10/2018 - 21/10/2018
The name 'Silkroad' conjures up images of the exotic East – of spices and silks carried by caravans of camels over the m... [more]
If you have lived in Melbourne, or even visited for a little while, chances are you have fond memories of the Royal ... [more]
10/10/2018 - 13/10/2018
Cello Napoletano, part of the Melbourne International Arts Festival, was performed by the Tasmanian based Van Diemen's B... [more]
Ana Moura is a singing sensation in Portugal. She has taken the traditional art of 'Fado' and converted it to the mainst... [more]
It's Melbourne International Arts Festival time - one of my favourite times of the year. Eighteen days of performance ac... [more]
03/10/2018 - 21/10/2018
Presented as part of Melbourne International Arts Festival, Trustees begins with a fairly simple premise – a debate ... [more]
28/09/2018 - 21/10/2018
Blasted begins with a man and a woman entering a hotel room. It ends with complete destruction. And in between, we as ... [more]
29/08/2018 - 16/09/2018
This year, the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra is back to bewitch you! After a sell-out run of live concerts featuring ... [more]
08/11/2018 - 10/11/2018
The Music Room at Trades Hall is one of those intimate venues beloved of Comedy Festival-goers on the hunt for new talen... [more]
03/04/2018 - 22/04/2018
The idea of a woman in a "man's world" has been explored in many ways – from the boardroom to the medical field, to ... [more]
29/03/2018 - 08/04/2018
Imagine having the worst day of your life at the happiest place on earth. This is the reality for Robyn Norman, a wo... [more]
13/03/2018 - 08/04/2018
The role of grids as a starting point for abstract artist Hilarie Mais is very apparent in the latest exhibition of her ... [more]
24/02/2018 - 29/04/2018
A Pacifist's Guide to the War On Cancer is a musical, complete with songs and sparkly costumes. It's about battles, ... [more]
07/03/2018 - 18/03/2018
You might already know Osamah Sami's work – from his regular appearances on Australian film and TV, to his award win... [more]
09/02/2018 - 11/03/2018
Take a stage, three musicians, an armchair, a bar stool and a microphone, throw in the multi-talented Bernadette Robinso... [more]
15/02/2018 - 11/03/2018
This delightful concert was a swan song for Julia Fredersdorff, Musical Director of the Peninsula Summer Music Festival ... [more]
This concert of two of JS Bach's unaccompanied violin sonatas provided a Sunday morning devotional for a packed audience... [more]
It's easy to spot the Peninsula Summer Music Festival opera veterans. They arrive early to stake their spot on the churc... [more]
The Peninsula Summer Music Festival Academy presents a showcase every two years - described by outgoing festival directo... [more]
The most stylish, sophisticated déjeuner sur l'herbe is once again coming to a venue near you this January. Adelaide, Me... [more]
12/01/2018 - 20/01/2018
The fifth performance on the Peninsula Summer Music Festival (PSMF) programme, a night of food, wine and music, was a si... [more]
Any performance featuring Ian Munro guarantees its audience a safe pair of hands at the piano. He is the unassuming but ... [more]
The Peninsula Summer Music Festival combines picturesque Mornington Peninsula venues with internationally renowned music... [more]
If you hanker for the days of big bands, showgirls and crooners, you'll love Dream Lover - The Bobby Darin Musical - at ... [more]
27/12/2017 - 18/02/2018
The audience at the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra's performance of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is a truly div... [more]
16/11/2017 - 18/11/2017
Back of house at the Pop Up Globe Theatre must have been on edge last night when Melbourne turned on a spring deluge. ... [more]
21/09/2017 - 12/01/2018
Birthday parties mean different things to different people – for some they are a reminder of time passing and the slow m... [more]
05/10/2017 - 11/10/2017
The idea of the family unit has long been the basis for great theatre – as our definition of what a family is grows more... [more]
06/09/2017 - 24/09/2017
Most of us would be at least somewhat familiar with the story of Joseph Merrick, more commonly known as the Elephant Man... [more]
04/08/2017 - 27/08/2017
Based on Christos Tsiolkas' collection of short stories, Merciless Gods is sometimes bleak, sometimes tender and consist... [more]
25/07/2017 - 05/08/2017
As soon as the opening notes were played onstage at Hamer Hall - in perfect synchronicity with the opening scene - mem... [more]
22/07/2017 - 23/07/2017
You may think you are familiar with the story of Victor Frankenstein and his monster, but you've probably never seen... [more]
20/07/2017 - 29/07/2017
This sold out one-night-only event was the penultimate performance in the MSO's week-long Mozart Festival. Requiem was w... [more]
Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again. was inspired by American historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich's assertion that "well-behaved... [more]
16/06/2017 - 09/07/2017
The Discovering Dobell exhibition at TarraWarra is yet another example of a thoughtfully curated tribute to an Australia... [more]
27/05/2017 - 13/08/2017
Book of Exodus Part I is the beginning of the end – the first in a two-part performance, and the finale of Fraught Outfi... [more]
30/05/2017 - 18/06/2017
Reviewing a show about reviews is a very intimidating task, and Wild Bore takes no prisoners. Written and performed by Z... [more]
17/05/2017 - 04/06/2017
Barry Morgan knows how to rock a gold lamé safari suit like no other. And what better material for an outer space adve... [more]
11/04/2017 - 23/04/2017
Anyone who has slipped in the bath knows it can be a dangerous place. Try telling that to the crazy acrobats in this... [more]
29/03/2017 - 23/04/2017
Luke McGregor has to be one of the most self-deprecating comedians on the planet. He even has self-deprecating dreams in... [more]
31/03/2017 - 09/04/2017
It's been said before - Ruby Wax is a pocket-sized dynamo with a huge personality. Her 2017 incarnation now incorporates... [more]
30/03/2017 - 02/04/2017
Let's face it—we've all been there. Fractious family plus festive season plus too much Christmas cheer = yucky yuletide.... [more]
14/03/2017 - 16/04/2017
The Tarrawarra Museum of Art played host last weekend to musicians from the Australian Chamber orchestra and the Austral... [more]
25/02/2017 - 26/02/2017
Last Sunday night the Arts Centre was the venue for a truly Melbourne event. The Wheeler Centre's gala opening of its li... [more]
Kinky Boots started life as a book, became a movie and morphed into a musical. It's a bit of a slow burn: the opening s... [more]
12/10/2016 - 26/03/2017
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