Archive for ‘June, 2014’

Insights from a leading lady: the final dress rehearsal of Rigoletto

It’s the night after the General Dress Rehearsal. We had an incredible double Stage Orchestral day, where we sang through the Opera two and a half…

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Insights from a leading lady: Emma Matthews on the Rigoletto rehearsals III

We asked Emma Matthews to share her thoughts from the rehearsal room ahead of Rigoletto‘s opening on the 26th June. Another terrific day! We started nice and early at the…

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Insights from a leading lady: Emma Matthews blogs the Rigoletto rehearsals II

We asked Emma Matthews to share her thoughts from the rehearsal room after today’s first dress rehearsal of Rigoletto. “Today we have a double Piano Dress rehearsal (where the…

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Insights from a leading lady: Emma Matthews on Rigoletto rehearsals

We asked Emma Matthews to share her thoughts from the rehearsal room ahead of Rigoletto opening at the Sydney Opera House next week.

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From martial arts to musicals: Jason Scott Lee

Jason Scott Lee leads an unusual life for a film star, preferring to live off-grid in Hawaii than in the hustle and bustle of Hollywood. He rose…

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The week in opera: The King and I opens, honours abound and Domingo sings at World Cup time

In a flurry of Swarovski crystals and good old-fashioned theatrical glamour, The King and I opened in Melbourne last night.

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10 of the best TED Talks in Classical Music

Satisfy your curiosity with 10 of the most inspiring, moving and surprising talks from the musical world’s best and the brightest. Benjamin Zander: The transformative power…

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Cheat Sheet: The King and I

The Rodgers & Hammerstein smash-hit musical has charmed audiences for generations. Want to find out why? Read on.

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