Archive for ‘May, 2013’

Shadow interpreters bring opera to deaf audiences

Making opera accessible to deaf children was always going to be a challenge, but it’s one that Oz Opera has embraced with open arms. Maxine Buxton has…

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Inside the music library: the brains trust of Opera Australia

The window sill is littered with the empty husks of used up white-out tape dispensers. Stacks of music scores line the walls and pencils, worn down…

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Diva, interrupted: Opera and motherhood

Opera Australia’s leading ladies Cheryl Barker and Emma Matthews explain how they find balance between their lives as in-demand divas and their most important roles: being…

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