In an evening of sterling musicianship, master singer Bryn Terfel held a capacity audience spellbound in a carefully curated program that also saw Orchestra Victoria performing at their very best.
With the bubble and fizz of a freshly poured flute of champagne, Opera Australia’s new operetta Two Weddings, One Bride is enhanced by the shining talents of its sextet cast.
Victorian Opera continue their extraordinary run of original works, presenting a finely appointed production of world premiere youth opera The Selfish Giant.
Adventurous opera lovers of Melbourne were treated to a one-night-only concert of 1926 German opera Jonny Strikes Up!, giving the work its long overdue Australian premiere.
In its third incarnation, From Broadway to La Scala nimbly sidesteps the law of diminishing returns, showcasing a terrific sextet of stage talents in a generous, well considered program.
Opera Australia again revels in the creative freedom of presenting a modern opera in a smaller venue, following up 2018 success Metamorphosis by presenting Aribert Reimann’s 1984 chamber opera Ghost Sonata at […]
Readily meeting sky high anticipation, the new Melbourne Opera production of Norma brings a mighty shine to this revered, and often unattainable, jewel in the crown of the bel canto repertoire.
The stars aligned for an unforgettable evening of magnificent music as Opera Australia showcased superstar tenor Jonas Kaufmann in Andrea Chénier in Concert.
Whether the term “heroic” was in reference to the singers or to the specific repertoire, Victorian Opera’s Heroic Bel Canto concert lived up to its name, warming the wintry Melbourne audience with a […]
Delightfully daffy and sumptuously sung, Rossini’s Il Viaggio a Reims is the equivalent of a rich operatic dessert: featherlight layers of delectable pleasure with many a sweet hidden treat.