Visiting superstars, theatre renovations, a maestro exposed and the untimely death of a beloved international baritone dominate the 2017 year of opera.
Opera Australia: Luisa Miller review [Melbourne 2016]
A superb company of singers and a gleaming black and white staging bring an air of polished perfection to this Melbourne season of rarely-seem Verdi opera Luisa Miller.
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.
Opera Australia Announces Season 2016
Celebrating their 60th anniversary year, Opera Australia presents a range of mainstage operas and special events, while continuing to take opera to regional centres.
Opera Australia: Faust review [Sydney]
The gloriously melodious music of Gounod’s Faust is welcome in any season, but with a cast as superb as the design is extravagant, this production is one of opera’s must-see events of […]
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.
Victorian Opera: Norma review
Guest soprano Saioa Hernández delivered a powerhouse performance in this evening of glorious bel canto music.
Opera Australia: Don Giovanni review [Sydney]
A world-class staging for Don Giovanni as the first instalment bodes well for the continuation of Sir David McVicar’s Mozart Trilogy for Opera Australia.
Opera Australia: Eugene Onegin review
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.