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Inner Western Courier Thursday Not Used Anymore : July 30th 2009
ED: MB PUB: IWW DATE: 30/7/09 PAGE: 24 COLOUR: C MY K 24 INNER WEST COURIER, Thursday, July 30, 2009 MB Alive Exhibitions ANNA Schwartz Gallery, 245 Wilson St, Darlington. Phone: 8580 7002, www.annaschwartzgallery.com. Word with Janet Burchill and Jennifer McCamley, Mutlu Erkez, Emily Floyd, Marco Fusinato, Tom Nicholson, Rose Nolan, Mike Parr, Grant Stevens, Peter Tyndall, Jenny Watson and Ian Whittlesea. To August 8. Annandale Galleries, 110 Trafalgar St, Annandale. Phone: 9552 1699, www.annandalegalleries.com.au. Omie Bark Cloths from New Guinea, special event with visiting artists. To August 8. Artereal, 747 Darling St, Rozelle. Phone: 9818 7473, www.artereal.com.au. Lino paintings, Bruce Reynolds’s collages made with linoleum. Light in a Box by Marus Jastkowiak and Mark Brown, and Yenny Huber, a mix of projection, painting and photography in light box formats To August 1. At The Vanishing Point, 565 King St, Newtown. Phone: 9519 2340, www.atthevanishingpoint.com.au. Sculpting with the air, group show with 11 artists. To August 16. Callan Park Gallery, Sydney College of the Arts, Balmain Rd (enter at Cecily St), Rozelle. Phone: 9351 1001, www.usyd.edu.au/sca. I am weaving you a shroud: Rosemarie Koczy’s Holocaust Memorial drawings and documentation by Rosemarie Koczy (1939-2007). To August 1. Defiance Gallery, 47 Enmore Rd, Newtown. Phone: 9557 8483, www.defiancegallery.com Russell McQuilty sculpture and John Reid painting. To August 1. Factory 49, 49 Shepherd St, Marrickville. Phone: 9572 9863. Annual group show 24 artists. To August 8. Gallery Adagio, 91 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe. Phone: 9552 2833, www.galleryadagio.com Beyond the Nullarbor Ceramics Association of WA, group exhibition, a part of the Australian Ceramics Triennale 09. To August 2. Harrington Street Gallery, 17 Meagher St, Chippendale. Phone: 9319 7378, www.harringtonstreetgallery.com. Alexandra Danalis, Jerry Doherty and Maureen OKeeffe three expressive painters reflect on their diverse life experiences. To August 9. Kate Owen Gallery, 680 Darling St, Rozelle. Phone: 9555 5283, www.kateowengallery.com. Kudditji Kngwarreye. The younger brother of Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Kudditji has established a unique style within the aboriginal art movement and his paintings are in increasing demand. This 83-year-old artist’s work continues to evolve, this new collection features colour fields in a largely pastel palette. To August 23. Tin Sheds Gallery, The Faculty of Architecture, 148 City Rd, University of Sydney. Phone: 9351 3115. www.arch.usyd.edu.au/art—workshop Earth to Form, group exhibition of sculpture in clay and mixed media. To August 8. University Art Gallery, The University of Sydney, War Memorial Arch, The Quadrangle, Science Rd, Camperdown. Phone: 9351 6883, email@example.com Collecting passions: a century of modernism from the home of Justice Roddy Meagher. To September 27. UTS Gallery, University of Technology Sydney, Level 4, 702 Harris St, Ultimo. Phone: 9514 1652, www.utsgallery.uts.edu.au. Fashioning Now innovative research projects from Australian and international practitioners investigate how clothing is produced, used and discarded. To August 29. Washhouse Gallery, 711 Darling St, Rozelle. Phone: 0425 248 334, www.washhousegallery.com.au. West by South East paintings by Sue Chancellor and ceramics by Catherine Sloane Tamou. Wilson Street Gallery, 30-34 Wilson St (near Erskineville Rd), Newtown. Phone: 9516 3144, www.wilsonstreetgallery.com.au Michael Keighery Neurotica ceramic and mixed-media works. To August 9. Cellist’s triumphant return ■ CONCERT: Steven Isserlis and Denes Varjon ■ WHERE:City Recital Hall ■ WHEN:Saturday, July 25 ■ REVIEWER: Steve Moffatt REVIEW TWOhuge red streamers say, ‘‘Musica Viva - music to inspire’’, and how apt that is when on stage below sits Steven Isserlis with his Stradivarius cello and the brilliant young Hungarian pianist Denes Varjon. The English cellist, here on his 14th Australian tour and his third with Musica Viva, is on a mission to open up to audiences the romantic but sometimes quirky music of Robert Schumann, who suffered so badly from manic depression that in his prime he had to stop composing. This is the first time Musica Viva has dedicated an entire concert to the German romantic and it doesn’t take long to understand why Isserlis is so passionate about this composer. Varjon, making his Australian debut, is an ideal counterpart to his charismatic partner. They’ve performed together several times and the chemistry between them is excellent. First up are three Fantasy pieces for cello and piano, composed with customary speed over two days and showing the composer at his gentlest, although there is quite a bit of passion in the final movement. Schumann was the first great composer to write works for children – an interest shared by Isserlis who has written books and music for the young. Four beautiful Fairy Tales followed, two of them quick and playful and with the last one a slow and sad little piece. The range of emotions in this 15-minute innerwestcourier.com.au Gig guide » THURSDAY,JULY23 Harold Park Hotel, Glebe, 7pm, Mitch Fingers, free Kurrajong Hotel, Erskineville, 7pm, Mitch Fingers, free Annandale Hotel, 8pm, Skeleton Men Thursdays: Ninjaz With Attitude, Tetanus Rig, Lowlight Drama, $8 Notes Live, Enmore, 8.30pm, Sophie Serafino, $15 The Vanguard, Newtown, 6.30pm, Tubular Bells For Two: Aidan Roberts, Danny Holdsworth, Brian Campeau, $15 (+ bf)$18 (at door) Astral Bar, Star City, Pyrmont, 8pm, Mr Percival, free Glo Bar, Star City, Pyrmont, 8.30pm, Paul Burton Duo, free » FRIDAY, JULY31 The Gold Suite, Star City, Pyrmont, 8pm, 2Some, free Rhythmboat (departs Pyrmont Bay Wharf), 7.30pm, ABBA Sydney Harbour Cruise: Fabba, $45 Glo Bar, Star City, Pyrmont, 9.30pm, Catch 3, free Marlborough Hotel, Newtown, 10.30pm, Covergirl, free The Harp, Tempe, 8pm, David Rovics (USA), The Lurkers, $20/$25 Lewisham Hotel, 8pm, Grow YourOwnShowcase: DDB, Mr Ben, Daniel Dawes, House of Kings, $10 The Vanguard, Newtown, 6.30pm, The Spheres, Seaworthy, Parades, $10 (+ bf) Bald Faced Stag Hotel, Leichhardt, 8pm, The Truth Is Town Hall Hotel, Balmain, 9pm, Zoltan, free 36 Degrees Bar, Star City, Pyrmont, 10pm, Blaze, free Annandale Hotel, 8pm, Downsyde, $25 (+ bf) Astral Bar, Star City, Pyrmont, 7pm, Beth Yen, Natalie Conway, free Club Ashfield, 7.30pm, Bridge City Jazz Band, free Drummoyne RSL Club, 8pm, The Ozcats, $10 (at door) Notes Live, Enmore, 7pm, Tina Harrod, $23 » SATURDAY,AUGUST1 The Harp, Tempe, 8pm, Blue Goose, Drey Rollan, Storm in a Teacup, $10 (at door) The Vanguard, Newtown, 9pm, David Lane, M. Jack Bee, Amanda Brown, $20 The Gold Suite, Star City, Pyrmont, 8pm, Latin Power, free Bald Faced Stag Hotel, Leichhardt, 9pm, Nucleus, Helm, Mish, $15 Marlborough Hotel, Newtown, 10.30pm, Panorama, free Ashfield RSL Club, 8pm, Vinne&Moonlighters, Grizzly Adams, free 36 Degrees Bar, Star City, Pyrmont, 10pm, Blaze, free Annandale Hotel, 8pm, Downsyde, $25 (+ bf) Cooks River Motor Boat Club, Tempe, 3pm, Dave Jensen& his Good Intentions, free Glo Bar, Star City, Pyrmont, 5.30pm, Richie Branco Trio, free Cafe C, Newtown, 7.30pm, Yuki Kumagai, John Mackie, Marty Mooney, free Rhythmboat (departs Pyrmont Bay Wharf), 7.15pm, Stand Up Comedy Cruise, Sydney: Artist/s unknown, $59 » SUNDAY,AUGUST2 Town&Country Hotel, St Peters, 5pm, Coby&The Remedy, free Cellist Steven Isserlis will perform again with pianist Denes Varjon on Monday. set was reflected on the charismatic cellist’s face. At one moment he’d be staring off dreamily to the side and then a passing flash of joy at Schumann’s creation would flit across his face. A thunderous run up the fingerboard would prompt a shaking of the head and his long curly hair would fly like a labradoodle who’s discovered a bone. Isserlis admits to being obsessed by Schumann and has adapted some of his works to cello. One of these is the violin sonata, the last Hanging out for customers? We can fashion a local advertising campaign to most effectively reach your target market and generate sales for your business. Don’t hang your business out to dry. Call your Inner West Courier advertising consultant on 9018 3500 today. Hye-Seoung Kwon Source: Engaging Communities, The Leading Edge (June 2008) SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE of the composer’s great large works which was fortunate to escape being destroyed by Schumann’s wife Clara, who culled some of the late works as she felt they showed signs of her husband’s ‘‘madness’’. Now, with this fine four-movement son- ata seemingly custom-made for the huge expressive range of the cello, the work’s rehabilitation to the concert hall stage is complete. ■ The concert is repeated at the City Recital Hall on Monday, August 3, at 7pm. 32nd Annual Bridge Hotel, Rozelle, Drive, 3.30pm, Peter Northcote, Simon Meli, $8 Manning Bar, Sydney University, Camperdown, 3.30pm, Miss Tattoo Australia Pageant: Hell City Glamours,MzAnn Thropik, $20 (student) $25 The Vanguard, Newtown, 6.30pm, Time Traveller: Jeff Duff, Steve Balbi, Brydon Stace, The Stardust Cowboys, $25 (at door) The Gold Suite, Star City, Pyrmont, 4.30pm, Williams Brothers, free The Point Hotel, Pyrmont, 2pm, Cest Si Bon, free Glo Bar, Star City, Pyrmont, 6.30pm, Dollshay, free Cafe C, Newtown, 6.30pm, Marty Mooney, John Mackie, Yuki Kumagai, free The Roxbury Hotel, Glebe, 7.30pm, Stand-up Comedy: Jennifer Carnovale&Madeleine Culp, Nick Sun, Mikey Fitz, Hing&Magee, $10 » MONDAY,AUGUST3 The Funky Deli Cafe, Newtown, 6.30pm, Susan Gai Dowling, Carl Dewhurst, free WHAT’SON OPERA Highlights of Own the moment August 23rd 7pm SBS Youth Orchestra Conductor: Simon Thew Stars of Opera Australia Lisa Byrnes, Warwick Fyfe, Julian Gavin, Chris Hillier, Adele Johnston, Hye-Seoung Kwon, Byron Watson, Glenn Winslade Tickets $45 to $75 Students from $35 SOH Box Office 9250 7777 Online: sydneyoperahouse.com 2230330k wk04 Buy pictures from this newspaper 1300 301 705 www.newsphotos.com.au
July 23rd 2009