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6 reasons Tosca is a must-see this summer

1) An astonishing set, like a work of art Designer Michael-Scott Mitchell was recently awarded the Australian Production Design Guild Award for his sets. “The verisimilitude…

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Stephen Hall dies, aged 78

We are very sad to report the death of Stephen Hall, former General Manager and Artistic Director of the Australian Opera, as it was then known.…

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The week in opera: camels on the harbour, a rare opera sale and the ultimate pop-opera cross over

Announcing …. Aida on Sydney Harbour will feature four camels, including a baby, when it opens on the iconic site in March. Read more on smh.com.au.…

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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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