Posts tagged ‘rigoletto’

Rigoletto: One of the great hunchbacks of history

For the great artists of the past few centuries, hunchbacks were a source of endless fascination. From Shakespeare to Hugo to Verdi to Disney, there are…

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Critic-in-training: Eleanor Wood reviews Rigoletto

Eleanor Wood is reviewing Opera Australia’s Sydney Winter season with guidance from professional critics, Opera Australia’s own music staff and writing professionals. 

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Insights from a leading lady: Emma Matthews on Rigoletto

Well, Opening Night was wonderful… The nerves stayed under control, and I loved singing the ‘Caro nome’, everything just fitted. My husband spoilt me with 3…

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Insights from a leading lady: the final dress rehearsal of Rigoletto

It’s the night after the General Dress Rehearsal. We had an incredible double Stage Orchestral day, where we sang through the Opera two and a half…

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Insights from a leading lady: Emma Matthews on the Rigoletto rehearsals III

We asked Emma Matthews to share her thoughts from the rehearsal room ahead of Rigoletto‘s opening on the 26th June. Another terrific day! We started nice and early at the…

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Insights from a leading lady: Emma Matthews on Rigoletto rehearsals

We asked Emma Matthews to share her thoughts from the rehearsal room ahead of Rigoletto opening at the Sydney Opera House next week.

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Critic in Training: Rigoletto Review

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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Cheat sheet: Rigoletto

Everything you need to know about the opera many consider Verdi’s masterpiece.

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