Twelve years ago, one of Adelaide Chamber Singers’ fresh-faced sopranos transfixed an audience in St John’s Church for two brief minutes with her pure, poised singing in That yongë child from Benjamin Britten’s Ceremony of Carols.
The 80s has a lot to answer for: shoulder pads, pleated jeans, microwave cookbooks, overboiled greens and Thousand Island dressing. Most of us would rather try to forget than admit to the food and fashion faux pas committed.
After a successful debut last year, the Festival of Architecture and Design (FAD) returns in 2015 and is set to stage events across the state from Thursday, October 8 to Tuesday, October 13. Dino Vrynios, one of FAD’s Creative Directors, shares some insights into what we can expect from this year’s festival.