Archive for the ‘Culture / Opera’ Category

Big and bonkers, this wild Candide looks on the bright side

Friday, February 2nd, 2024

Eddie Perfect dies and is born again, and a woman has her buttock hacked off during a famine, but optimism rules in Voltaire’s chaotic comedy.

Big and bonkers, this wild Candide looks on the bright side

Friday, February 2nd, 2024

Eddie Perfect dies and is born again, and a woman has her buttock hacked off during a famine, but optimism rules in Voltaire’s chaotic comedy.

Forbidden love. Fierce rivalry. West Side Story gets a breath of new life on Sydney Harbour

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2024

First Nations soprano Nina Korbe will make her debut as Maria while Tony will be played by tenor Billy Bourchier in Handa Opera’s 2024 production of the iconic musical.

Forbidden love. Fierce rivalry. West Side Story gets a breath of new life on Sydney Harbour

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2024

First Nations soprano Nina Korbe will make her debut as Maria while Tony will be played by tenor Billy Bourchier in Handa Opera’s 2024 production of the iconic musical.

One man and his dog: The lonely task of writing an opera

Tuesday, December 19th, 2023

Richard Mills is wrapping up his 11-year tenure as Victorian Opera’s artistic director with the premiere of his latest work – an opera about Galileo.

One man and his dog: The lonely task of writing an opera

Tuesday, December 19th, 2023

Richard Mills is wrapping up his 11-year tenure as Victorian Opera’s artistic director with the premiere of his latest work – an opera about Galileo.

Sixteen hours in this operatic ‘multiverse’ is a five-star experience

Tuesday, December 12th, 2023

Wagner’s Ring Cycle is often described as the Olympics of opera. This stunning, high-tech version takes it to another level.

Sixteen hours in this operatic ‘multiverse’ is a five-star experience

Tuesday, December 12th, 2023

Wagner’s Ring Cycle is often described as the Olympics of opera. This stunning, high-tech version takes it to another level.

The world’s most epic opera opens in Brisbane

Wednesday, November 29th, 2023

Wagner’s Ring Cycle – a saga of gods, giants, dwarfs, dragons and heroes – is being brought to life with help from some digital wizardry.

The world’s most epic opera opens in Brisbane

Wednesday, November 29th, 2023

Wagner’s Ring Cycle – a saga of gods, giants, dwarfs, dragons and heroes – is being brought to life with help from some digital wizardry.