In an evening of sterling musicianship, master singer Bryn Terfel held a capacity audience spellbound in a carefully curated program that also saw Orchestra Victoria performing at their very best.
2015 Opera Year in Review
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.
MSO: The Damnation of Faust review
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 […]
MSO: Bryn Terfel and Lisa McCune sing Broadway Classics review
MSO hosted a wonderful stroll down music theatre memory lane with a highly talented assemblage of musicians.
Wagner’s Dream Comes True
When New York’s Metropolitan Opera decided to stage a new production of Wagner’s epic Ring cycle, their first in over 20 years, Director Susan Froemke was there to capture every twist and […]
Met Opera Ring Cycle 2012 review
No longer a Ring virgin, I am now a fully qualified Lord of the Ring after sitting through all 19 or so hours of the Met’s epic, and somewhat controversial, new Ring […]