A fascinating program of rare Americana, stunningly played.
Phillip Scott is a long-time reviewer for Limelight and US music journal Fanfare. He has written four novels and the scores of several children’s shows for Monkey Baa Theatre Company. He is best known for his work as performer, writer and Musical Director for The Wharf Revue.
Articles by Phillip Scott
Clarinet stars in more discoveries from an overlooked composer.
After a hiatus in 2020, we once again asked our reviewers and readers to vote for the Australian and International Artists of the Year. We are thrilled to announce our 2021 winners.
What do we do with all the tangential stuff that colours how we experience music? Marie Kondo would know what to do with it.
Another monumental piano conquest by the intrepid Igor Levit.
Review: Kapustin: Piano Concerto No 4, Concerto for Violin & Piano & Chamber Symphony (Frank Dupree, Württemberg Chamber Orchestra)
Dupree is the star at Kapustin's vodka-infused cocktail hour.
A diverse program with minimal cowpat and plenty of pep.
A collector's box to beat them all, and not a conductor in sight.
Sowerby shows the Roaring Twenties behaving themselves.
A good performance if low on imaginative invention.
Braunfels’ lighter side is displayed at its most charming.
The mysterious world of Busoni lovingly revealed.
Review: Voyage of a Sea-God (Laurence Perkins, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, William Goodchild)
The bassoon on display throughout the 20th century.