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Nicholas Routley

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I have rarely heard an audience so unanimously thrilled by something innovative in an opera performance. This is a wonderful experience of theatre.

Created: 09 November 2019
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The Bangalow Music Festival, jewel of the classical music calendar of the Northern Rivers of NSW, has just had its 18th incarnation.

Created: 12 August 2019
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Whiteley is a triumph. I hope that, like The Eighth Wonder, it will have several revivals, But it left me with one question.

Created: 24 July 2019
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Rachelle Durkin’s passionate, vibrant interpretation of the title role was compelling.

Created: 23 June 2019
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Pinchgut Opera is a national treasure. This wonderful opera is hardly known in Australia, and to have it so completely brought to life is a gift of enormous proportions.

Created: 16 June 2019
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Opera Queensland deserves great praise for opening their 2019 season with this lovely work. If there is one contemporary opera to make audiences realise that it is still a wonderful artistic form, and that we don’t always need Puccini, this is it.

Created: 06 April 2019
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The Mahler Chamber Orchestra is that rare beast among the world’s orchestras, a democratic institution. The players themselves founded it, and they choose their conductors. It has musicians from over 20 nations, and assembles for specific tours acoss Europe and the world.

Created: 12 March 2019
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Chamber Landscapes is a long weekend of chamber music held yearly as part of the Adelaide Festival at Ukaria, a cultural centre with an auditorium purpose-built for chamber music, quite possibly the best in the country.

Created: 10 March 2019
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I fell in love with Natalie Clein. Warm, unegotistical yet engaging, she spoke to the audience in the same vein as a simple remark attributed to her in the program, “The music is more important than me.”

Created: 09 March 2019
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Counting and Cracking is a profoundly affecting play, in which the lives of many people are actually or nearly destroyed by political decisions made both in Sri Lanka and in Australia.

Created: 09 March 2019
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