Robyn Archer: Dancing on the Volcano

Robyn Archer: Dancing on the Volcano

Travel back to the golden age of cabaret
  • City Recital Hall
    Sydney • 22 August 7:30pm
    DON'T MISS OUT
    Only Sydney show
    $60.00*
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  • City Recital Hall
    Sydney • 22 August 7:30pm
    DON'T MISS OUT
    Only Sydney show
    $60.00*
    A Reserve
    Buy Now
    Offer ends soonOFFER ENDS

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About the event

Travel back to the golden age of cabaret in 1930s Germany as Robyn Archer teams up again with Michael Morley (piano) and George Butrumlis (accordion), to offer a truly authentic interpretation of this repertoire - raucous, funny, steeped in the musical harmony and political discord of the times.

There was a moment in Germany, between the two great world wars, when cabaret came alive. For just over ten years songwriters and poets described it as “dancing on a volcano”, which then exploded so rapidly into the worst excesses of Nazism. Many think only of Brecht and Weill, but there were so many more songwriters and poets. This show gives us a hearty dose of Brecht and Eisler, but also Friedrich Hollaender (Falling in Love Again), Wilhelm Grosz (Red Sails in the Sunset), Kurt Tucholsky, Frank Wedekind, Mischa Spoliansky and many more.

"... Superbly performed by Robyn Archer, Michael Morley and George Butrumlis..."

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