Posts from the ‘Interviews’ category

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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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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Superstar tenor Michael Fabiano is more than his voice

At the age of 30, Michael Fabiano’s voice has taken him places he could never have dreamed of as an all-American boy growing up in Minnesota.…

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Warwick Fyfe on physicality in the role of Falstaff

Codpieces and corduroy: Warwick Fyfe explains how costume and character go hand in hand.

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Interview: Lisa McCune

For a four-time Gold Logie award winner and household name, Lisa McCune is remarkably down-to-earth.

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Heroes and villains: Diego Torre and Claudio Sgura on Tosca

Good and evil. Love and lust. Art and politics. You couldn’t find two men further apart than the romantic, heroic painter Mario Cavaradossi and the violent,…

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