Adelaide Art Orchestra

Reviews & Articles

Lea Salonga Adelaide Festival Theatre - Cabaret Festival June 2012

“Ably supported by the hard-working and beautiful Adelaide Art Orchestra, an evening of beauty, a fondness for musical theatre and sharing time with a stunning performer was one of the real treats of the Adelaide Cabaret Festival that far exceeded expectations”. Hayley Horton –... Read More »

A Chorus Line Adelaide Festival Theatre January 2012

“The Adelaide Art Orchestra, conducted by Paul White, shone on memorable numbers like I Hope I Get It, Nothing and the golden finale One. Just like the line from that song, A Chorus Line remains a singular sensation”. Patrick McDonald – The Advertiser 7 January... Read More »

Michael Feinstein Sings Sinatra Adelaide Festival Theatre - Cabaret Festival June 2011

“There could have been no better closing show for the festival than Michael Feinstein’s Sings Sinatra. With the 17-piece Adelaide Art Orchestra in hot form behind him, Feinstein was at his virtuosic best with a fresh, vivacious take on the Great American Songbook. Luck be a Lady, All the... Read More »

Olivia Newton-John Adelaide Festival Theatre - Cabaret Festival June 2011

“Backed by the superb Adelaide Art Orchestra and her own small core of touring musicians and backing singers, Olivia Newton-John gave her fans a song filled evening to remember”. Barry Lenny – Glam Adelaide 14 June 2011 Read More »

Christmas Proms Adelaide Festival Theatre - December 2010

“Rhonda Burchmore in a succession of frocks, each more glittery than the one before, added the celebrity touch but local performers, the excellent Adelaide Art Orchestra and the Adelaide Vocal Project, bonneted and bustled as Victorian carol singers, were properly delightful.” Ewart Shaw –... Read More »

Maria de Buenos Aires Dunstan Playhouse - October 2010

“A personal highlight for me was seeing and hearing a bandoneón live… the Argentinean Ambassador enabled Santiago Polimeni to come to Adelaide from Argentina just for this production. That was quite a coup for the Musical Director, Timothy Sexton. The remainder of the musicians were drawn... Read More »

Natalie Cole Adelaide Festival Theatre - Cabaret Festival June 2010

“American singer Natalie Cole’s two concerts have proved a giant coup for the Festival Centre’s Cabaret Festival….numbers long associated with her, like Stardust, As Time Goes By, and The Very Thought of You perfectly showed off her talents, proudly backed by our Adelaide Art... Read More »

An Evening with Bernadette Peters Adelaide Festival Theatre - Cabaret Festival June 2009

“This year’s Cabaret Festival headlining artist, Broadway star Bernadette Peters, gave the opening weekend a huge boost with her only two Australian performances. Led by the 30-piece Adelaide Art Orchestra, Ms Peters entered stage left to thunderous applause and a standing ovation –... Read More »

Everybody Loves Rhonda Adelaide Festival Theatre - Cabaret Festival June 2008

“Accompanied by Timothy Sexton’s wonderful Adelaide Art Orchestra, under her musical director Ray Alldridge, Burchmore stretched out far beyond the show tunes into a diverse range of musical numbers”. Barry Lenny – Rip it Up June 2008 Read More »

Pirates of Penzance Adelaide Festival Theatre - January 2007

“The Adelaide Art Orchestra, under conductor Stephen Mould, doesn’t miss a note and the singing quality is sublime”. Matt Byrne – Sunday Mail 14 January 2007 Read More »