In its third incarnation, From Broadway to La Scala nimbly sidesteps the law of diminishing returns, showcasing a terrific sextet of stage talents in a generous, well considered program.
Opera and Ballet Year in Review 2018
Melbourne continues to enjoy a full and rewarding program of high-class opera, wondrous dance and high profile visiting artists.
Emma Matthews: The Space Between review
Operatic nightingale Emma Matthews gives a tour de force performance as she returns to the Melbourne stage in The Space Between, a unique and highly personal new work by Paul Grabowsky and Steve […]
Opera Australia: The Pearlfishers review [Melbourne]
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 […]
Victorian Opera: Voyage to the Moon review
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.
Victorian Opera Announces Season 2016
Popular artists will perform in a range of venues in Victorian Opera’s eclectic, original, carefully curated 2016 season.
Opera Australia: Don Giovanni review [Melbourne 2015]
In a staging that is as magnificent as it is ingenious, director David McVicar breathes fresh life into trusty favourite Don Giovanni.
2014 Opera Year in Review
A homophobic diva was cast out, boutique productions thrived, and the world’s top tenor visited Australia in the 2014 year of opera.
Opera Australia: Rigoletto review [Sydney]
Superlative singing distinguishes the Sydney premiere season of a polished glossy new production of this perennial Verdi favourite.
Opera Australia: The Turk in Italy review
Opera Australia brings sunny summer back to Melbourne in this featherlight confection, a neat contrast to the sturm und drang of the season’s other three offerings.