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 […]
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.
An ingenious concept, lavish scenery and superlative singing make for a highly memorable night of grand opera as Tosca reclaims its place as a jewel of the Opera Australia repertoire. ***Click HERE […]
Sumptuous, witty staging, top-notch cast and beautiful singing mark the welcome return of a production that is one of the very best Australian artistic collaborations in the repertoire.
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 […]
****Read Man in Chair’s 2016 review of Siegfried.**** Arriving at the heroic action at the heart of Wagner’s epic Ring Cycle, the title character of tonight’s installment is the one destined to […]
****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 has unveiled a star-studded new season featuring a range of acclaimed singers from Australia and around the globe. New productions, some music theatre and a visit from the world’s biggest […]