Carmina Burana by Carl Orff must surely be one of the gems of 20th century composition.

Bees, death, astrophysics, entymology, string theory, words, and most of all, relationships are all features of this engaging play, but you don't have to know anything about any of them to be able to enjoy this final production for 2021 of the Adelaide Rep.

There are multitudinous shows, concerts, plays and other performances that have been significantly stuffed around and/or cancelled because of Covid. 

There's something special about Aussie rural country towns. They all share some characteristics but they also each have their own treasured, unique traditions and private aspirations for their future, and a pride in their particular identity.

 This is a remarkable and very timely and pertinent play, expertly staged and directed by Libby Drake and masterfully (mistressfully?) acted by a very fine, large cast.

I have heard many performances of this great work over the years, starting with Barenboim’s of the 1960s. But Levit’s gave me a new insight into it.

These concerts last just ten minutes, with the listener, the performer, and no-one else.

The concert Birds was part of a series of nine chamber music concerts held at the wonderful Ukaria centre near Mount Barker in the Adelaide hills.

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Bees, death, astrophysics, entymology, string theory, words, and most of all, relationships are...


Carmina Burana by Carl Orff must surely be one of the gems of 20th century composition.


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