Opera Australia’s world class revival of Lucia di Lammermoor is a heart-pounding thrill ride, in which the magic ingredients of opera blend to memorable perfection.
Melbourne hears Massenet all too rarely, making Opera Australia’s presentation of Don Quichotte all the more of a treat.
Insightful direction adds layers of dramatic depth to this splendid production of classic opera double bill Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci.
In a staging that is as magnificent as it is ingenious, director David McVicar breathes fresh life into trusty favourite Don Giovanni.
A homophobic diva was cast out, boutique productions thrived, and the world’s top tenor visited Australia in the 2014 year of opera.
Donizetti’s comic jewel sparkles with the polish of four highly talented, perfectly cast singers.
Melbourne’s opera cognoscenti breathed the rarified air of Melbourne Recital Centre for a gala concert of sublime quality last night.