Opera Australia strays from the chocolate box favourites with this all too rare staging of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin, a presentation all the more precious for its ingenious concept and glorious singing.
****Read Man in Chair’s 2016 review of Götterdämmerung.**** Götterdämmerung, or The Twilight of the Gods, see Wagner’s epic Ring Cycle reach its fiery conclusion. Previously, on The Melbourne Ring Cycle, giant Fafner […]
****Read Man in Chair’s 2016 review of Die Walküre.**** Sentimental favourite of the cycle, Die Walküre also features the most recognizable piece of Wagner’s music for the Ring. From the gloriously romantic […]
****Read Man in Chair’s 2016 review of Das Rheingold. **** The wait is finally over! The Melbourne Ring Cycle opens tonight at the State Theatre, now two rows smaller thanks to the […]
Opera Australia completes a (quite possibly unintentional) trilogy of blood spattered mad women with the immensely satisfying new production of Richard Strauss’ Salome.