Kaleidoscope Arts Magazine

Kaleidoscope is an Arts Magazine program designed to bring the music, drama and literature in the Adelaide community, and from wider afield, to listeners.  It is produced and presented by Emily Sutherland and can be heard each Wednesday at 6.00pm with a repeat on Saturday 11.00am. or Listen on Demand to Kaleidoscope by accessing 5mbs.com  then click Listen on Demand then Kaleidoscope.

Spring has definitely sprung and the air is full of music, bird song, and close encounters.

Listen to Simone Slattery and Anthony Albrecht from the Bowerbird Collective talk about their event on 14 October,

Glenys Marsh and Anna Webb discuss the Dialogue Cantatas performed by the Cantata Band; and

Stephanie Acraman spruiks The Elixir of Love, an opera by Donizettito, about to be performed by Co-Opera, while the tenor lead, Jiacheng, sings for Kaleidoscope to prove his credentials.

Simone Slattery, Anthony Albrecht, Indigenous artists and other musicians are combining in a wonderful feast of music and culture at the Kuarna Cultural Centre, Marion, on 14 October. Beginning at 4.00pm and closing with a special concert at 7.00pm. 

Bring a blanket or camping chair, refreshments, or buy the bush tucker which will be available.

Immerse yourselves in all that is there on offer.

Supported by Arts South Australia, Creative Australia, City of Marion and the Awesome Foundation.


Adelaide Cantata Band (ACB) will present The Art of Dialogue, a concert of Dialogue Cantatas by J S Bach and Christoph Graupner and Trio Sonatas by Telemann on Saturday 7 October at 2.00pm in Pilgrim Uniting Church Adelaide. The concert will then be performed its liturgical context, as a cantata service, on Sunday 8th as part of Pilgrim Uniting Church’s Choral Worship service at 11.00am (a free event). A repeat performance of The Art of Dialogue will also be held at 3.30pm on Sunday 8 October, in the Barossa Regional Gallery, Tanunda. 

Featured performers for the concerts include soprano Kate Macfarlane, bass Pelham Andrews, Adam Masters on Baroque oboe and Ben Dollman, violin.


Co-Opera are presenting The Elixir of Love by Donizetti, set, not in Italy, but the Barossa Valley. Produced and directed by Stephanie Acraman, it is being performed at the Burnside Ballroom, where you can sit at tables and sip a drink as you enjoy this very popular opera. Stephanie advises you to book early.

Tickets at Humanitix        co-opera.com.au    

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