Review: Sydney Symphony Orchestra delivers thoroughly entertaining tribute to George Michael at the Sydney Opera House (Until 8th July)

When the Sydney Symphony Orchestra first planned a concert series based on the music of George Michael, it was envisioned as a celebration marking 30 years since the release of his first solo album, Faith. But in December last year, Michael’s name was added to the heartbreakingly long list of stellar artists that were lost in 2016. The SSO’s George Michael: Praying for Time was reworked as a memorial to the late star, and it is a moving and celebratory tribute.... Read More | Share it now!

Photo Gallery: Sydney Symphony Orchestra rehearses George Michael tribute concert with Diesel, David Campbell, Sam Sparro and more

The legend that is George Michael left us at the end of last year, and this week the Sydney Symphony Orchestra will be paying tribute with the Praying For Time concert at the Sydney Opera House. With guests that include Diesel, David Campbell, Sam Sparro, Brendan Maclean and Jade MacRae, performances run from today through to the 8th of July. Ahead of the first public performance, our own Nathan Atkins went along to capture the orchestra and their guests during rehearsals.... Read More | Share it now!

Review: Elvis: The Wonder of You – Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne (Performances to 10th June)

Elvis Presley is the OG hunk of burning love, and last night’s Melbourne performance of Elvis – The Wonder of You was the closest thing anyone would ever get to seeing the man himself live. Last week I interviewed Elvis’s best friend Jerry Schilling who emcees the show, and something he said really stood out to me. He said that this show would be a very musical and personal experience with the King of Rock ‘n Roll. I was a little bit sceptical about that but no joke, I could not stop smiling. My heart was so full as the orchestra, led by the renowned Chong Lim, played hit after hit with vision of the King above them on the big screens.... Read More | Share it now!