Archive for ‘August, 2014’

The week in opera: gold leaf and Glyndebourne

In Sydney, the last of the winter opera season is drawing to a close. You can still catch a matinee of Don Giovanni in Sydney on…

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Canberra children lend their voices to Opera Australia’s The Magic Flute

Every year, the Artistic Director of the Woden Valley Youth Choir (WVYC) chooses an operatic piece for her choir to sing. It might be an aria…

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Critic-in-training: Eleanor Wood reviews The Elixir of Love

Eleanor Wood is reviewing Opera Australia’s Sydney Winter season with guidance from professional critics, Opera Australia’s own music staff and writing professionals.  Donizetti’s The Elixir of Love gets…

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Critic in training: Eleanor Wood reviews Don Giovanni

Eleanor Wood is reviewing Opera Australia’s Sydney Winter season with guidance from professional critics, Opera Australia’s own music staff and writing professionals. 

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Critic in training: Paul Selar reviews Don Giovanni

Paul Selar is reviewing Opera Australia productions as a critic-in-training with guidance from professional critics, Opera Australia’s own music staff and writing professionals. A must-see production…

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The week in opera: Helpmann Awards, new operas and a truce at the Met

Opera Australia picked up nine Helpmann Awards on Monday night, rewarding the enormous undertaking of The Melbourne Ring Cycle and the lavish production of The King and…

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Opera Australia nets nine Helpmann Awards

Opera Australia won nine awards at last night’s Helpmann Awards ceremony, an annual event that recognises distinguished achievements in Australia’s live performance industry. The company’s first…

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