****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 […]
Zest and wit abound in this sparkling new production of Donizetti’s classic opera buffa Don Pasquale. A dream cast brings a welcome splash of comic heaven to this otherwise tragedy-laden Sydney winter […]
Fresh from its record-breaking Sydney season, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific has landed in Melbourne in glorious shape. Tight, humorous, energetic and rapturously melodious, this artistic triumph is brimming with life, romance […]
Brimming with topical relevance and romantic poignancy, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s dramatic masterpiece South Pacific is back on stage in Australia, in a celebrated and highly awarded staging.
An artistic triumph on every level, La Traviata cements Australia’s position as an international opera destination. There was trepidation in approaching this outdoor spectacle, a fear that overblown “if you build it, […]
Re-imagined as a sumptuous family spectacle, The Magic Flute delights with a cavalcade of glorious images.