A brilliant choice for the first musical to be presented as the annual Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour, West Side Story is given lavish, large scale treatment in what is essentially a […]
Visiting superstars, theatre renovations, a maestro exposed and the untimely death of a beloved international baritone dominate the 2017 year of opera.
The mighty Melbourne Ring Cycle dominated the 2016 year of opera, with an entertaining assortment of productions seen throughout the preceding months.
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 […]
Celebrating their 60th anniversary year, Opera Australia presents a range of mainstage operas and special events, while continuing to take opera to regional centres.
In a ravishing display of the depth of her extraordinary talent, American soprano Latonia Moore outshines camels, fireworks and dancing girls to walk away with the fourth annual Handa Opera on Sydney […]
A homophobic diva was cast out, boutique productions thrived, and the world’s top tenor visited Australia in the 2014 year of opera.
Completing a cycle of three lavish outdoor productions over three years, Madama Butterfly is set to open on Friday. This cherished Puccini opera follows La Traviata (2012) and Carmen (2013) as the […]
An artistic triumph on every level, La Traviata cements Australia’s position as an international opera destination. There was trepidation in approaching this outdoor spectacle, a fear that overblown “if you build it, […]