Victorian Opera, in partnership with Victorian Arts Centre, continues their quest to introduce children to opera with a neatly edited, attractively staged production of Massenet’s Cinderella (Cendrillon).
Michael Gow’s adaptation and direction enhance the whimsical delight of Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro in Opera Australia’s highly accessible, thoroughly entertaining new touring production.
In an all too rare foray into twentieth century Russian opera, Opera Australia showcases a large local cast of shining talents in The Love for Three Oranges.
Veteran stage director John Bell helms an emotionally taut new production of Carmen, contrasting the savage drama with the gaudy frivolity of everyday life. This premiere season is set apart by an […]
Covering a unique mix of opera, dance, music theatre, plays, live music and more, the 2016 Helpmann Nominations were announced this evening at performing arts venues around Australia. Read on for all […]
Glistening with hand polished sparkle, Lyric Opera’s colourful new staging of Rossini’s one-act comedy Il Signor Bruschino is a frothy delight.
A superb company of singers and a gleaming black and white staging bring an air of polished perfection to this Melbourne season of rarely-seem Verdi opera Luisa Miller.
Bizet’s charming score has made The Pearlfishers a bit of an Australian favourite, but even the carefully considered direction of Michael Gow is not quite enough to sharpen the ill-conceived concept and […]
Evergreen world favourite La Bohème is always a popular choice, and when enhanced by the performances of such glorious singers it is easy to appreciate its enduring appeal.
Now in its fifth year, Opera Australia would seem to have perfected the presentation of Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour as a Major Event. This year’s offering, Turandot, is intelligent, lavish, slick […]