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REVIEW. Ryuichi Sakomoto and Alva Noto at Sydney Opera House

This week’s Ryuichi Sakamoto and Alvo Noto’s show at Sydney Opera House was challenging yet beautiful, and the perfect music for our times. Read my review at the Double J website.

“The first of many things that surprised me at Ryuichi Sakamoto and Alva Noto’s Sydney Opera House show is the age diversity. I did stop for a moment and ask myself “am I in the right place?” But given Sakamoto’s backstory, it shouldn’t have been that surprising. His career spans over 40 years, with genres, collaborations and alliances shifting continually along the way. With so many jumping-on points, the impetus for attending would have varied wildly from person to person.”

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Image: Prudence Upton