Posts from the ‘Resources’ category

Your reaction: Falstaff, Tosca and Don Pasquale

Wrap up: what the critics have said, and what the audience is saying on social media.

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6 Reasons to see Tosca in Melbourne this Spring

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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Aria guide: ‘Nessun Dorma’ with Rosario La Spina

Did Puccini know, when he wrote his last opera, that he had penned one of the most popular melodies in history? Turandot is a wonderful opera…

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Christmas Gift Guide: Opera-style

Wrap up romance, parcel up laughs and give the gift of a night to remember this Christmas.

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Cheat sheet: Falstaff

Everything you need to know about Verdi’s last opera.

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Don’s Cannoli: a Recipe from Rosa ahead of Dinner on the Stage

For an arts-lover, there are few experiences more special than the chance to see behind the proscenium arch and glimpse into the magic of theatre-making. We’re…

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Cheat Sheet: Tosca

Everything you need to know about Puccini’s blood-soaked, lustful melodrama Tosca. Who was the composer? Giacomo Puccini. Born in Tuscany in 1858, Puccini is an Italian…

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Getting to know the music of The King and I

Shall we dance? On a bright cloud of music shall we fly?  The songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s hit musical The King and I were so delightful that…

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