Archive for ‘August, 2013’

Weekly round up: Opera news at home and abroad

Your weekly dose of opera news, reviews and happenings around the world – in helpful bite-sized pieces.   Snakebite, tinned tuna and dirt roads are just…

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SYDNEY: A beginner’s guide to Opera Australia’s 2014 season

Struggling to decide what to see? We take you through what’s on offer in 2014 in the Opera Australia Sydney season, complete with cheat notes and talking…

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MELBOURNE: A beginner’s guide to Opera Australia’s 2014 season

Struggling to decide? We take you through the range of what’s on offer in the 2014 Opera Australia season in Melbourne. Complete with cheat notes (see…

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Plácido Domingo on Verdi

Superstar Plácido Domingo has sung some of the biggest roles in the operatic canon, weathered serious health problems and taken the challenge of an ageing and…

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Weekly Round Up: Opera news at home and abroad

OA announce the cultural event of the year, Dame Kiri takes on a new role, a rarely performed opera opens in Victoria and the opera world…

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On the road with Oz Opera: A Town Like Alice

Dusk is falling over Alice Springs, and under the rosy glow of the fading light, the Araluen Arts Centre seems deserted. Behind the doors, however, is…

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8 foolproof motel meals from a travelling company of opera singers

“Steak!” comes the cry from the back of the bus, as we pull into Alice Springs. “Who’s up for a steak?” It’s a treat for a…

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Breen on Britten: Kanen Breen on British humour in Albert Herring

  Kanen Breen has already won a Helpmann award for his gift with comedy. This winter, he is taking his talents to the title role in Albert…

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