Elements: Simon Gleeson

SG24601 This debut album from musical theatre star, Simon Gleeson, will not leave anyone disappointed. Currently starring as Jean Valjean in the acclaimed new production of Cameron Mackintosh’s Les Miserables, Gleeson shows that he is a world-class singer and actor. On this recording, he has assembled songs that are a personal testament, reflecting elements of … Read more

I Was Flying: Music by Sally Whitwell

ABC 481 1704 The piano music of Sally Whitwell will become even more accessible from this original recording. Many already know of this Sydney pianist from her recordings, particularly the music of Phillip Glass, as well as her performances with numerous ensembles and soloists. This disc, however, thrusts the individual personality of Ms Whitwell centre … Read more

Poor Parenting Skills

How entitled children are making their parents’ lives hell Cosima Marriner and Rachel Browne Published: January 3, 2016 – 11:17AM “She terrorises us.” That’s how bad it is for Steve Richardson* and his wife when their 17-year-old daughter is at home. Olivia has dropped out of school and goes missing for days at a time. … Read more