Orchestrated mid-winter yearning brings music of Cave and Ellis from screen to stage

Nick Cave and Warren Ellis
Film, Live, Music, News & Commentary, Reviews |

Subtle notes of angst, despair and deep yearning defined a powerful union of the work of musicians Nick Cave and Warren Ellis with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra in several shows at Hamer Hall at the weekend. The unique pairing showcased six of Cave and Ellis’s notable film scores as part of the Melbourne International Film Festival,

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You should’ve been there: Glastonbury 2019

sigrid xx- the other stage - photo credit Alison Martyn
Live, Music, Reviews |

Daily Review music writer Jacob Robinson and photographer Alison Martyn were there last weekend There is no more famous or important festival in music than Glastonbury. The festival is not only the biggest in the world, it is also the most storied. Casting an eye across the festival’s history is to gaze on the history of contemporary

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Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2019 review: Philip Quast Uncut

Live, Music, Reviews |

Philip Quast with Anne-Maree McDonald at the piano, Dunstan Playhouse, Adelaide Festival Centre, June 10. One show only. There are few Australian music theatre performers as celebrated as Philip Quast, and none more modest about their accomplishments. So in this, the only performance of the world premiere of his one-person show, he seems almost startled

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