Posts tagged ‘Opera on Sydney Harbour’

What the critics said: Aida on Sydney Harbour

“The most spectacular harbourside production so far” The Australian (paywall) “A bold, sumptous vision … Aida is a work that begs for a large canvas and…

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Perdeli Rice Chicken – our winning Aida on Sydney Harbour-inspired recipe

Mary Jane Brodribb won our recipe competition with this exotic dish. She says: This recipe was given to me by a great cook 2 weeks ago…

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Aida on Sydney Harbour in numbers

The head of Nefertiti is 18 metres tall and weighs 15 tonne More than 150 people are involved in building the stage 200 hours of rehearsal…

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Cheat Sheet: Aida on Sydney Harbour

A cheat’s guide to Aida on the Harbour. Who was the composer? Giuseppe Verdi – the most famous of Italian opera composers. Verdi was born in Italy…

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Flavours of Aida, with recipe: Caramelised Fig Pavlova with Saffron Lemon Curd and Halva Parfait

At this year’s Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour, the flavours of northern Africa and the middle east come together in a range of menus designed to complement…

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Director Gale Edwards on love, war and the power of Aida

It is just a few months out from the première of Aida on Sydney Harbour and director Gale Edwards’ eyes are sparkling. As one of Australia’s…

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Set design: first looks at Aida on Sydney Harbour

  Set against Sydney Harbour and the city skyline, the head of Nefertiti stands tall and proud, despite her decay. Two towers stretch up, either side,…

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First looks: fabric samples for Aida on Sydney Harbour

Designer Mark Thompson has gone bold, bright and beautiful for the Aida on Sydney Harbour costumes.

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