Posts tagged ‘obituary’

Vale Deirdre Elliott

It is with great sadness that Opera Australia farewells mezzo-soprano Deirdre Elliott, who passed away over the weekend after a tragic accident in New Zealand. Opera…

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Renato Fresia-Verdino (1950-2014)

Renato Fresia-Verdino, the long serving and beloved Italian coach for Opera Australia, passed away suddenly last Sunday evening after suffering a heart attack. Signor Fresia-Verdino was…

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Eilene Hannan passes away, aged 67

Soprano Eilene Hannan has passed away at the age of 67. Best known for her work singing English-language opera, Eilene Hannan had a successful career both…

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Brian Castles-Onion writes a tribute to Robert Allman

The recent passing of Robert Allman has left a huge hole in the lives of many of his colleagues and friends. Richard Bonynge recently wrote “Robert…

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