Posts from the ‘Interviews’ category

The King and I: Q&A with Adrian Li Donni

Adrian Li Donni opens up about playing the role of Lun Tha in The King and I.

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Don Giovanni: Teddy Tahu Rhodes and Taryn Fiebig on working with Sir David McVicar

Teddy Tahu Rhodes (Don Giovanni) and Taryn Fiebig (Zerlina) open up about Opera Australia’s new Don Giovanni and what it’s like to work under Sir David…

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Jonas Kaufmann: an interview

Jonas Kaufmann can remember the moment he knew he’d ‘made it’, in almost filmic detail.

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José Carbó takes on Rigoletto

José Carbó on conquering Verdi’s “Everest” – the title character in Rigoletto.

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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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10 minutes with Teddy Tahu Rhodes

The New Zealand bass-baritone is famous for his portrayal of Mozart’s Don Giovanni, but in recent years, he’s proved his versatility in Rodgers and Hammerstein roles. We caught up…

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Opera on the Beach: Q&A with Jonathan Abernethy

As a performer, does this amount to the most unusual/challenging place you have performed? Absolutely! You couldn’t be more exposed to the elements than on a…

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Simon O’Neill: on Otello, Placido Domingo and the power of Verdi

In 2009, Simon O’Neill got a phone call that stopped him in his tracks.  “Is this the hero? Is this the warrior of such noble daring?”…

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