Verdi’s grandest opera is given the meticulous and magnificent treatment it deserves in this most welcome revival, the glittering centerpiece of this very well received Melbourne Autumn season.
In a staging that is as magnificent as it is ingenious, director David McVicar breathes fresh life into trusty favourite Don Giovanni.
Moffat Oxenbould’s cherished production of Madama Butterfly goes out in high style with sublime soprano Hiromi Omura giving an exquisitely calibrated tour de force performance.
Soaring sets and grand pageantry distinguish the Met’s Aida, a production that holds up strongly in repeat viewings.
Placido Domingo and James Levine, a pair of sentimental favourites and masterful talents, draw much audience affection at Met Opera’s revival of Ernani.
Five superb lead singers distinguish Met Opera’s revival of the 2010 co-production of Verdi’s epic drama Don Carlo.
In a ravishing display of the depth of her extraordinary talent, American soprano Latonia Moore outshines camels, fireworks and dancing girls to walk away with the fourth annual Handa Opera on Sydney […]
MSO presents a lustrous performance of Berlioz’s The Damnation of Faust, in which the superb orchestra, soloists and choirs create a whole that is greater than the not inconsiderable sum of its […]
Lyric Opera of Melbourne’s comic double bill does not quite achieve the polish of previous presentations, but in some ways that is a deliberate choice.
The gloriously melodious music of Gounod’s Faust is welcome in any season, but with a cast as superb as the design is extravagant, this production is one of opera’s must-see events of […]