Posts from the ‘Interviews’ category

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, raining…

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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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Christian Badea on Conducting

“Puccini, Verdi, Wagner and Mozart – they wrote these operas 100, 200 years ago and the scores are very strong, they are very clear. They are…

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Canberra children lend their voices to Opera Australia’s The Magic Flute

Every year, the Artistic Director of the Woden Valley Youth Choir (WVYC) chooses an operatic piece for her choir to sing. It might be an aria…

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