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 […]
Showcasing the stunning talents of leading lady Jessica Pratt, Victorian Opera presents a highly traditional new staging of Donizetti’s classic bloodbath Lucia di Lammermoor.
Met Opera’s stunning production for their premiere season of Roberto Devereux boasts four world-class singers in the leading roles.
The bel canto pleasure of L’Elisir d’Amore is significantly enhanced by electric chemistry between its romantic leads.
In an extraordinary collaboration, Victorian Opera and Musica Viva present the world premiere of Voyage to the Moon, a highly accomplished celebration of the beauty of Baroque music.
Presented as a 1970s spy romp, Mozart’s The Abduction from the Seraglio is an amusing evening of beautiful music.
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.