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Adam Page

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Adam Page is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, music educator and record producer based in Adelaide, South Australia. Known widely for his critically acclaimed solo multi-instrumental looping performances, Page has carved his path internationally as a composer. He has written major works for the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra (which he has also conducted), the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Wellington, Zephyr Quartet and has collaborated with John Psathas, NZ composer of the 2004 Athens Olympics ceremony music. 2016 sees Adam co-composing a solo saxophone and looping pedal suite with Slava Grigoryan, writing for and performing with the Australian String Quartet and developing an improvisational ‘sign language’ with the Wizard Tone Art Orchestra.

Festivals Page has appeared at include Glastonbury (UK), WOMADelaide, WOMAD NZ, Big Day Out, Edinburgh Fringe, Sydney International Arts Festival, Adelaide Fringe, Melbourne Fringe, NZ Fringe, SPLORE, Hamilton Garden Arts Festival, Erupt Festival, Queenstown Jazz Festival, Wanaka Festival of Lights, Capital E! Festival, Come Out Festival, Tora! Tora! Tora!, NZ National Jazz Festival, Melbourne International Jazz Festival, Stonington Jazz Festival and the Wellington International Jazz Festival.

Page’s awards include: Weekly award for BEST MUSIC – 2016 Adelaide Fringe, Melbourne Fringe TOUR READY award – 2016 Adelaide Fringe, BEST MUSIC – 2011 Adelaide Fringe, BEST MUSIC and BEST SOLO SHOW – 2009 New Zealand Fringe, BEST MUSIC BY AN EMERGING ARTIST – 2007 Adelaide Fringe.

“It is a rare treat to see a musician with such a masterful grasp of his craft performing with such effortless charisma, humour, and inventiveness. I was blown away. There’s no one doing it quite like him”.  – Tim Minchin.

“ASTONISHING!” – Billy Connolly

“Instantly disarming, Adam Page introduces you to his world of passionate music-making before getting straight down to business, crafting improvised songs that beggar belief” – Three Weeks (2014 Edinburgh Fringe) *****

“Sweet and casual, hilarious and overwhelmingly impressive, Page’s 60 minute show is a demonstration of his undeniable talent… Truly wonderful”. – This Is Radelaide (2016 Adelaide Fringe) *****

 “An affinity for all kinds of music is helpful if you plan to attend this gig but it should succeed in broadening the horizons of just about anyone fortunate enough to hear it”. – Fest Magazine (Edinburgh Fringe 2008) ****

 “Adam Page is a musical wizard… (He) provides a feel good hour of entertainment that would please just about every musical taste…” – one4review.com (Edinburgh Fringe 2008) ****

 

Adam Page will be performing:

  • Sunday 14 August at Summerhall
  • Monday 15 August at Underbelly Cowgate, Cow Cafe @ 12.30am
  • Wednesday 17 August at Wine Bar, Gilded Balloon @ 12am
  • Thursday 18 August at The Counting House Ballroom, Gilded Balloon @ 12.15am
  • Friday 19 August at The Counting House Ballroom, Gilded Balloon @ 12.15am
  • Saturday 20 August at The Counting House Ballroom, Gilded Balloon @ 12.15am

Venue

Gilded Balloon

Dates

17 August

18 August

Times

12am

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