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 […]
Returning opera to the mighty Palais Theatre, Victorian Opera match the spectacle of 3D animation with the quality of singing as Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman drops anchor in Port Phillip Bay.
A classy concert presentation with plenty of polish, Harvey Milk the Opera proves to be a timely, absorbing, affecting piece.
Taking the sort of bold leap seldom, if ever, seen from the national company in recent years, Melbourne Opera proves they have the resources, talent and audience support to successfully stage rarely […]
An artistic and vocal triumph, Royal Opera’s brand new production of Andrea Chénier is distinguished by its current starry cast, but is sure to remain a cherished production in the long term […]
A homophobic diva was cast out, boutique productions thrived, and the world’s top tenor visited Australia in the 2014 year of opera.
Superb singing and stunning designs showcase the depth of Opera Australia’s talent pool to full advantage in this very merry revival of Falstaff.
Donizetti’s comic jewel sparkles with the polish of four highly talented, perfectly cast singers.