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November 18, 2019

From the opening bars, the dynamic classical duo consisting of coloratura soprano Alexandra Flood and pianist Alex Raineri capture the audience’s attention. Flood’s flawless execution and powerful control of the voice and Raineri’s dexterity and fine musical balance fo...

September 23, 2019

For anyone who remembers playing tetris on their computers, the low-tech game is fast-paced, yet intricate, and explores infinite geometric possibilities. This is exactly what the show 'Tetris' captures during the current Brisbane Festival.

With four acrobats, a bare st...

September 9, 2019

What better way to end the week than with a little jazz and a glass of bubbly? The first in a series of three Brisbane Festival Jazz on Sundays’ sessions, Yas Queen − a female-led jazz band − performed to a full house in The Courier Mail Spiegeltent, which serves as an...

July 5, 2019

This is a story of a six-year-old girl, kidnapped by a troll, locked up, and told she is sick. Now only the power of a giant can save her.

Using a childhood fairy tale to communicate serious and difficult messages, Cassie Workman’s Giantess is an example of masterful st...

July 5, 2019

Leave your inhibitions at the door! Saucy, filthy and wonderfully inappropriate, Reuben Kaye delights the audiences with risqué acts and bountiful personality in his new cabaret show at Melt: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture


Keeping the audiences on their feet, Kay...

July 3, 2019

Once every two years Brisbane becomes the stage for one of the most acclaimed international piano festivals and competitions in the world: Lev Vlassenko Piano Competition and Festival. Organised by the legendary pianist’s daughter, Natasha Vlassenko, and her husband Ol...

May 6, 2019

A cherished tradition of classical music of the annual Proms festival delivers an evening of flag-waving fun, where the audience is encouraged to sing and hum along to the tunes they know and love!

Queensland Symphony Orchestra yet again brought forth a selection of pie...

May 5, 2019

Ahead of Circa and Australian Brandenburg Orchestra’s latest collaboration in English Baroque performance at QPAC on 21 May, we chatted with American-Australian soprano Jane Sheldon.

Can you tell us about ‘exploratory chamber music’ and how it has become a part of your...

April 7, 2019

Forecast 2.0: The Singapore Project is a three-part show bringing together Singapore’s finest independent artists alongside T.H.E Dance Company. It is important to keep eyes and minds open when watching this show, as it is multilayered, dynamic and engaging, with the a...

March 2, 2019

Ensemble Theatre’s production of TWO by Jim Cartwright gives a promising start to the QUT Garden’s Theatre’s 2019 season. Under the direction of Mark Kilmurry, the real-life husband and wife team - Brian Meegan and Kate Raison - give convincing and engaging performance...

February 18, 2019

Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s first Maestro series concert for 2019 brings Mozart and Mahler together into one evening of classical tour de force


When thinking of divine music, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart inevitably springs to mind. How to play the music of a genius wh...

December 3, 2018

Elixir takes you on a journey of comedy and circus, all told through the story of a science experiment (yes, you guessed it – drinking the right elixir can make you do amazing acrobatics!).


As the three performers embark on their mission, their superb mix of clowning a...

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