In a production as spectacularly staged as it is intelligently conceived, Faust is another mighty achievement from Opera Australia, demonstrating the full extent of their resources to sterling effect.
In its third incarnation, From Broadway to La Scala nimbly sidesteps the law of diminishing returns, showcasing a terrific sextet of stage talents in a generous, well considered program.
In presenting this long overdue Melbourne premiere season of Parsifal, Victorian Opera gives Wagner’s final opera an intelligently conceived, splendidly performed production.
Victorian Opera succeeded in meeting the sky high expectations for their third Bellini concert starring Jessica Pratt, presenting an evening of sterling musicianship and pairing Pratt with a colleague of similarly exceptional […]
In a mighty achievement, Victorian Opera presents an epic evening of magnificent music as they return Rossini’s William Tell to the Australian stage after some 140 years.
World premieres abounded, boutique musicals thrived and revivals continued arriving in the 2015 year of musical theatre.
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.
Sterling musicianship, high production values and a quirky, highly talented cast bring out the compelling lustre in Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler’s “dark operetta” Sweeney Todd.
In a staging that is as magnificent as it is ingenious, director David McVicar breathes fresh life into trusty favourite Don Giovanni.
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 […]