Frozen might be a Disney movie with two princesses but it is far from the damsel-in-distress storyline of old. Since it’s release in 2013 Frozen has become a global phenomenon. Yes there is magic, glitter and love but it is so much more than that.

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The audience for any one night is divided into five groups of twelve people, each of which walks between the venues, so that there is only a Covid-safe number of people in any venue at any one time.

Gaslight is an entertaining, non-convoluted, engaging and superbly written piece, so that it stands up well after 80 years, especially when its traditional strength is imaginatively blended with some non- traditional contemporary casting.

The night progressed, Amy showcasing her many talents, singing and playing the violin, and then indulging us, inviting her partner to perform alongside for a few songs on the acoustic guitar.

What a pleasure to be out and about again and especially in the cosy, relaxed atmosphere of The Ellington after such a long absence of live performance.

In 2013 the Queensland Symphony Orchestra premiered the First Symphony by the well-known Australian composer and pianist Mark Isaacs. The symphony was entitled “First”, implying the intention of a second at some time. Last month he released his second symphony digitally, performed by the NotePerformer Virtual Orchestra, with Mark himself directing.

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