Posts from the ‘Guest Posts’ category

In his own words: Director Elijah Moshinsky on Don Carlos

Director Elijah Moshinsky on how Verdi’s Don Carlos vividly explores the human condition.

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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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Critic-in-training Eleanor Wood reviews Otello

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: Eleanor Wood reviews Rigoletto

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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Insights from a leading lady: Emma Matthews on Rigoletto

Well, Opening Night was wonderful… The nerves stayed under control, and I loved singing the ‘Caro nome’, everything just fitted. My husband spoilt me with 3…

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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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