Renowned Canadian soprano, Barbara Hannigan, will be performing with the Schönberg Ensemble for the Melbourne International Arts Festival on October 10 in the Hamer Hall. She spoke to Australian Stage’s Olympia Bowman-Derrick about her passion for contemporary music.
Dancers seem to have a lot of important bases covered. Healthy, active lifestyle? Check. Artistic expression? Check. Fun activities as part of a team? Check. Opportunity to receive rapturous applause while wearing a leotard? Yep, got that covered as well.
This long-awaited show delivers all you can expect and is a veritable feast for the senses! As much fun as a Wonka Fudgie Wudgie (and as whimsical as a Whipple Scrumptious Fudgemallow Delight).
Performed in-the-round, by marvellously talented Luke Hewitt, Every Brilliant Thing is a work of life affirming humour.
Before this concert began, Patrick Nolan, the artistic director of Opera Queensland, told us that we were in for a treat. But it was much more than that.