A stirring, uplifting celebration of Leonard Cohen’s powerful works by Stewart D’Arrietta and his band of exceptional musicians.
For two decades, Stewart D’Arrietta and his collaborators have brought their own musical personality to the works of great songwriters, including Tom Waits, John Lennon and Randy Newman, and have received praise for shows in Australia and overseas. My Leonard Cohen was the toast of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2016 and 2017, Adelaide Fringe Festival 2017 and 2019, with sold out shows and rave reviews from critics and fans alike.
D’Arrietta and his band provide gutsy and arresting interpretations of Cohen’s powerful works, framed by a personal narrative. The stories give an insight into Cohen’s life and the motivations behind the songs, with a sprinkling of laconic humour.
“A glowing tribute to this legendary artist” Pop Culture
★★★★★ ” … this one not to be missed” Daily Business
★★★★★ “In D’Arrietta’s hands, these are proper rock songs above all, very, very fun. D’Arrietta sounds as if someone has soaked his lungs in whiskey and set them alight.” Broadway Baby
’★★★★★ The Daily Telegraph
★★★★★ The Adelaide Show