Musical quality is at a premium as Opera Australia assembles a mighty set of singers and musicians for Tannhäuser in Concert. Presented as part the 2023 Opera Australia Melbourne season week, Tannhäuser […]
Opera Australia: Michael Fabiano in Concert [Melbourne]
In his first ever Melbourne appearance, globetrotting tenor superstar Michael Fabiano treated local opera lovers to a riveting recital, presenting a thoughtfully curated blend of passionate songs and arias. In the absence […]
Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella review [Melbourne 2022]
A jewel-toned joy, Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella transports audiences back to the magic of Broadway’s Golden Age, when an evening of musical theatre meant a magical discovery of new and wondrous work.
Opera Australia: Lohengrin review [Melbourne 2022]
In a mighty coup for Melbourne, world-conquering tenor Jonas Kaufmann graces the ranks of Opera Australia for a fully-staged production of Wagner gem Lohengrin.
Opera Australia: La Traviata review [Melbourne 2022]
The perfection of this 1994 production makes it hard to be anything but grateful to have the opportunity to enjoy it again. And yet, its very familiarity adds something of an insult […]
Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour: The Phantom of the Opera review
A perfect choice for the grand Handa Opera treatment, beloved classic The Phantom of the Opera has never looked so spectacular.
Opera Australia: Ernani review [Melbourne 2021]
Early Verdi chestnut Ernani may be strong on melodious music but the stilted story struggles to take flight despite an interesting directorial concept and a suite of strong performances.
Opera Australia: Aida review [Melbourne 2021]
In a suitably grand reopening for Melbourne’s much-loved State Theatre, Opera Australia brings the digital dazzle with their high-tech production of Verdi’s Aida.
Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour: La Traviata review 
In celebration of the ongoing return to live theatre, Sydney turned on perfect conditions for the opening night of La Traviata on Sydney Harbour. Cancelled exactly a year ago, the excitement of […]
Opera and Ballet Year in Review 2019
Melbourne continues to enjoy a well-balanced opera program of large and smaller scale productions featuring a wide array of local and international artists.