International soprano Jessica Pratt treats the New York audience to her signature role as she sings Lucia in Lucia di Lammermoor for the first time at Metropolitan Opera.
Met Opera: L’Elisir d’Amore review
The bel canto pleasure of L’Elisir d’Amore is significantly enhanced by electric chemistry between its romantic leads.
La Scala: Rigoletto review
Gilbert Deflo’s production of Verdi favourite Rigoletto raises the piece to the grandest operatic scale. Thankfully, the singers are easily as spectacular as the soaring scenery.
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.
Met Opera: La Boheme 2014 review
Of all the chocolate box operas, La Bohème is the box of Cadbury favourites: familiar, well-loved, and oh so delicious. Almost all of the Zeffirelli productions have disappeared from the Met but […]
Two favourite operas in two magnificent productions.