Matheson and Neave deliver pathos, irony and eye-twinkling humour in this musical biography of the famed resistance fighter.
Gillian Wills has written for Limelight, Griffith Review, Australian Book Review, The Australian, Courier Mail, ArtsHub, The Strad (UK), CutCommon and Artist Profile. Her memoir Elvis and Me (Finch Publishing) was released in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the UK in 2016.
Articles by Gillian Wills
Barnabás Kelemen proves a charismatic replacement for Vengerov, while Alondra de la Parra conjures a glorious sonic realm for Ravel.
Lane and the QSO deliver orchestral storytelling and emotional extremes.
Elegant pianism, intellect and finesse from Imogen Cooper.
Infectious sincerity, wild energy and impressive unity.
A brave and intriguing programme from Slava and the ASQ.
The Mexican maestro on the fine art of inspiring an ensemble and her unshakable faith in the power of music.
Alondra de la Parra delivers provocative, persuasive Mahler in her first official outing as MD.
★★★★½ Aussie piano wunderkind’s chronological, conventional programme is a winner.
★★★★½ Gavrylyuk stuns in knife-edged journey to Austria, France and Russia.
A program of warhorses that comes off thanks to a thoroughly thoroughbred performance.
An exhilarating opener sets the bar high for the QSO 2014 season.
Mariss Jansons drives his 120-player musical Porsche into Brisbane with plenty of style and horsepower.