Articles on ‘Melbourne Recital Centre’

Exclusive: Sondheim’s Follies comes to Melbourne this May

Nancye Hayes, Lisa McCune and David Hobson will star in Follies in Concert. Produced by Storeyboard Entertainment Exclusive can confirm that a special production of Sondheim’s musical Follies will be staged at the Melbourne Recital Centre in May, starring a host of Australia’s most popular musical theatre talent. Produced by Storeyboard Entertainment, Follies in Concert will play three shows only Tuesday 24 and Wednesday 25 May, featuring a cast of 29 and an… Read more.

Circa and Brandenburg Orchestra: Music takes flight

Circa performers in French Baroque with Circa, a show that brings together Circa Contemporary Circus, French soprano Claire Lefilliâtre and the Australian Brandenberg Orchestra. Photograph by Steven Godbee.

It seems at first like an improbable idea, combining circus with the courtly music of the Baroque era. Sure, circuses have music … but it’s not usually elegant Baroque music played on period instruments. And yet Circa and French Baroque—in Sydney and Melbourne during July and August—is indeed a collaboration between circus company Circa and… Read more.

Melbourne Festival: Irine Vela and Kate Gillick on Urban Chamber – Beyond

The cultural diversity of Melbourne’s northern and western suburbs will be on display as classical music, hip-hop and street poetry collide in Urban Chamber – Beyond, from non-profit performing arts organisation Outer Urban Projects (OUP) and the MASSIVE Hip-Hop Ensemble.  Aussie Theatre’s Brendan McCallum caught up with OUP Creative Producers Irine Vela and Kate Gillick in… Read more.

Win tickets to Milk and Honey at the Melbourne Recital Centre

Following the hugely successful A Sondheim Triptych in 2010, Melbourne Recital Centre and Magnormos present A Jerry Herman Triptych: three Jerry Herman musicals on three consecutive Mondays in July. The three works will be presented as ‘concert staged’ presentations, bringing both Herman’s scores and the play scripts to life in the captivating performance space of Melbourne Recital Centre.… Read more.