Everything you need to know in the world of opera this week.
Set design: first looks at Aida on Sydney Harbour
Set against Sydney Harbour and the city skyline, the head of Nefertiti stands tall and proud, despite her decay. Two towers stretch up, either side, raining fire.
Aria guide: ‘Nessun Dorma’ with Rosario La Spina
Did Puccini know, when he wrote his last opera, that he had penned one of the most popular melodies in history? Turandot is a wonderful opera about an exotic, ice-hearted…
Christmas Gift Guide: Opera-style
Wrap up romance, parcel up laughs and give the gift of a night to remember this Christmas.
Opera Australia’s 2015 Melbourne Season: A beginner’s guide
Can’t decide what to see? We take you through what’s on offer in Melbourne in 2015.
Opera Australia’s 2015 Sydney Season: a beginner’s guide
Can’t decide what to see? We take you through what Opera Australia has on offer in 2015.
Wrap up: what the critics have said, and what the audience is saying on social media.
1) An astonishing set, like a work of art Designer Michael-Scott Mitchell was recently awarded the Australian Production Design Guild Award for his sets. “The verisimilitude…
Announcing …. Aida on Sydney Harbour will feature four camels, including a baby, when it opens on the iconic site in March. Read more on smh.com.au.…
Everything you need to know about Verdi’s last opera.
For an arts-lover, there are few experiences more special than the chance to see behind the proscenium arch and glimpse into the magic of theatre-making. We’re…
Designer Mark Thompson has gone bold, bright and beautiful for the Aida on Sydney Harbour costumes.
At the age of 30, Michael Fabiano’s voice has taken him places he could never have dreamed of as an all-American boy growing up in Minnesota.…