Posts from the ‘Interviews’ category

From Perth to the Metropolitan Opera: 10 minutes with Rachelle Durkin

10 questions (with enlightening answers) for Australian superstar soprano Rachelle Durkin.

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Dan Potra reveals his set design for Turandot on Sydney Harbour

Dan Potra has a principle, and it’s true whether he’s working on the Sydney Olympics, a brand new Philip Glass opera or an extravaganza at Edinburgh…

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Lally Katz on writing the libretto for The Rabbits

Lally Katz is one of Australia’s most prolific and produced playwrights, the kind of fresh voice that Australian theatre craves.

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A Stitch in Time: Jenny Tiramani On Costume Design

Jenny Tiramani is not your average costume designer. For a start, she’s not interested in pretence – she designs clothes, not costumes. There are no press…

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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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In his own words: Moffatt Oxenbould on Madama Butterfly

Director Moffatt Oxenbould created this production of Madama Butterfly during his tenure as Artistic Director at Opera Australia. It remains one of the company’s best-loved productions, capturing the…

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Director Gale Edwards on love, war and the power of Aida

It is just a few months out from the première of Aida on Sydney Harbour and director Gale Edwards’ eyes are sparkling. As one of Australia’s…

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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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