Archive for ‘December, 2014’

Stephen Hall dies, aged 78

We are very sad to report the death of Stephen Hall, former General Manager and Artistic Director of the Australian Opera, as it was then known.…

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Caroline O’Connor leads cast for Anything Goes

Growing up, Caroline O’Connor wanted to be Ethel Merman – the first lady of musical theatre in the world. She studied her roles, she watched everything…

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Set design: first looks at Aida on Sydney Harbour

  Set against Sydney Harbour and the city skyline, the head of Nefertiti stands tall and proud, despite her decay. Two towers stretch up, either side,…

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Your reaction: Falstaff, Tosca and Don Pasquale

Wrap up: what the critics have said, and what the audience is saying on social media.

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6 Reasons to see Tosca in Melbourne this Spring

1) An astonishing set, like a work of art Designer Michael-Scott Mitchell was recently awarded the Australian Production Design Guild Award for his sets. “The verisimilitude…

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Aria guide: ‘Nessun dorma’ with Rosario La Spina

Did Puccini know, when he wrote his last opera, that he had penned one of the most popular melodies in history? Turandot is a wonderful opera…

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