Posts from the ‘News and views’ category

The week in opera: art can’t escape politics

What’s happening close to home, around the world and something for fun.

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The week in opera: heroes, villains and leading ladies

As the cast of The King and I marks its 200th performance this week, Lisa McCune reflects on working with children, musical theatre and what keeps her on…

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The week in opera: spectacular sets, protests at the Met and some foodie fun

One of Opera Australia’s most spectacular sets – for Tosca – is growing for its Melbourne debut (via The Opera Blog) The King and I continues…

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Critic in training: Eleanor Wood reviews The King and I

Eleanor Wood is reviewing Opera Australia’s Sydney Winter season with guidance from professional critics, Opera Australia’s own music staff and writing professionals.  Something Wonderful: Plenty of sparkle in…

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The week in opera: King and I smashes box office records, trills and butterfly kisses

The King and I is breaking box office records at the Sydney Opera House. It’s funny, it’s charming, it’s sumptuous. Tickets here. Emma Jarman is dedicating her…

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