The Weekend Australian - Review - - Out & About -

Me­gan Washington and the SSO Known for her quirky lyrics and catchy songs, mu­si­cian and song­writer Me­gan Washington has cre­ated a unique iden­tity for her­self in the Aus­tralian mu­sic scene. She joins the Syd­ney Sym­phony Or­ches­tra, con­ducted by Ben­jamin Northey, in a spe­cial per­for­mance which sees Washington and the SSO per­form­ing works from her forth­com­ing al­bum and back cat­a­logue. Syd­ney Opera House, Ben­ne­long Point. Thurs­day, 6.30pm; Fri­day and Septem­ber 23, 8pm. Tick­ets: $49-$129. Book­ings: (02) 9250 7777 or on­line.

My Leonard Co­hen Ste­wart D’Ar­ri­etta and a sev­en­piece band per­form gutsy in­ter­pre­ta­tions of Leonard Co­hen’s best work. New life is breathed into songs in­clud­ing Suzanne, Tower of Song, Hal­lelu­jah and Bird on a Wire, with D’Ar­ri­etta de­liv­er­ing in­ti­mate in­sights into Co­hen’s life and mo­ti­va­tions through sto­ry­telling. Syd­ney Opera House, Ben­ne­long Point. Opens Tues­day, 7pm. Tick­ets: $59-$109. Book­ings: (02) 9250 7777. Un­til Septem­ber 24.

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