Archive for ‘July, 2013’

Deborah Humble on singing Wagner around the world

Deborah Humble is becoming quite famous for a role that is just four and a half minutes long. “Erda in Das Rheingold comes out of the ground, she…

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Can opera singers be funny?

Conal Coad and Rachelle Durkin on truth in comedy.

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On the road with Oz Opera

This is a guest post by Jonathan Abernethy, who is part of the Moffatt Oxenbould Young Artist Program. He is currently on tour with Oz Opera,…

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Pietari Inkinen to conduct the Melbourne Ring Cycle

Opera Australia has announced Pietari Inkinen will replace Richard Mills as conductor of The Melbourne Ring Cycle 2013. Inkinen will join Opera Australia for the first orchestral rehearsals…

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John Bell on directing Tosca: a dramatic master takes on a masterpiece

In the middle of a raging sea of activity stands John Bell: calm, still, focussed. Around him, mechanics rush around making notes and lists and testing…

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