Saturday Soiree 17/10/2020

Leysh Nat’Arak — Natacha Atlas Re-listening to some old favourites. I was big enough a fan of Natacha Atlas that I hopped on a plane from Brisbane to Adelaide to watch her live during the years when I was doing the WOMAD thing every year. (the feature picture is one of the shots I took)….

Saturday Soiree 08/08/2020

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted here. I’ve been too overwhelmed by life and deadlines. Today’s Saturday Soiree is inspired by the heat wave. It makes me want to listen to music that’s the equivalent of shards of ice and crystal with slabs of obsidian thrown in here and there, evoking cold, wind and the…

Saturday Soiree 11/07/2020

Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Elegie by Sergei Rachmaninoff Giovanni Sollima & Solisti Aquilani, Concerto in Sol maggiore per violoncello e archi G.480 by Luigi Boccherini Alisa Weilerstein, Amorarmor by Osvaldo Golijov Eleanor Kelly, Dedicatoria by Carmen Guzman Did a quick play-through of Carmen Guzman‘s Dedicatoria from the Trinity Grade 5 2020-2023 exam book earlier. Found it lovely,…