Posts from the ‘News and views’ category

Rigoletto

Paul Selar, newly appointed Critic In Training, shares his first impressions of Rigoletto Last Saturday night, at approximately 10pm, a brutal murder was witnessed at the Arts…

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The week in opera: Rigoletto opens and San Diego gets a reprieve

Close to home As one masterpiece marches in, another flutters out.

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The week in opera: retirements, revolutions, reactions

The Royal Opera House says farewell to an iconic show, The King and I cast dances on and your reactions to Madama Butterfly on the Harbour.

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The week in opera: rave reviews, another American closure and a run-in with Pavarotti

This year’s Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour: Madama Butterfly is at once beautiful and devastating. The opera premiered 110 years ago, but La Fura dels Baus…

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The week in opera: the sun rises at night on Sydney Harbour

If you’ve missed the breathtaking images of a giant sun rising out of Sydney Harbour (in the evening!), you must have been living under a rock.…

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The week in opera: Kiri quits and Nicole’s star rises

Close to home Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour opens in just two weeks and construction of the enormous harbourtop stage is moving at a cracking pace.…

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Opera-Critic-in-training: Professional Development Opportunity

Opera Australia is establishing a new mentorship for budding opera critics.

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The week in opera: Russian romance and tattooed brides

Eugene Onegin opens this evening at Sydney Opera House. Toi toi toi, everybody! ABC News interviewed our leading lady Nicole Car. You can watch a sneak peak…

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