Sydney Symphony Orchestra’s performance of Three Scenes From Suburbia

Posted on June 10, 2008


Time Out: Sydney (online), October 2008, Jason Catlett

“ … a new symphonic work about… an idealised shopping centre, raised to the mythical heights of Wagner’s Valhalla or Verdi’s Egypt. ”

“ Traffic lights and overgrown gardens were evoked by Vines’ lush and sometimes raucous score, about which Gill expressed both mild bewilderment and strong enthusiasm. “

“ If a soundtrack were ever needed for Patrick White’s festering depictions of suburbia, Vines has it down already. “