In a dream pairing, Piotr Beczala and Elīna Garanča deliver magnificent performances in this meticulously directed revival of Werther at Paris Opera.
Gilbert Deflo’s production of Verdi favourite Rigoletto raises the piece to the grandest operatic scale. Thankfully, the singers are easily as spectacular as the soaring scenery.
Blessed with three excellent lead singers, this revival of Jonathan Kent’s 2006 production lands all the thrills of Puccini’s magnificent classic.
Concerts and boutique productions flourished, a modern opera premiere swept its categories in the Helpmann Awards and a host visiting stars graced our stages in the 2015 year of opera.
As frothily effervescent as a freshly shaken bottle of Coke, this blue chip 2001 production bubbles over with amusing delight.
Played straight and true, characterful comedy The Marriage of Figaro is all the funnier.
Victorian Opera’s audience showed great faith in the polish, variety and flair of the company by filling Hamer Hall for an evening where more than half the program consisted of new compositions […]
Glorious music is a clear highlight of CitiOpera’s new production of La Cenerentola, with a large orchestra and excellent singers bringing Rossini’s sparkling score to life.
An inspired choice for an opera adaptation, especially in this WWI centenary year, Fly Away Peter is a compelling, haunting reflection on the inescapable horror of war.
In a welcome and long awaited Australian visit, Romanian soprano Angela Gheorghiu demonstrated her finely honed artistry and the luxurious beauty of her voice along with the verve of her glamorous bella […]