Posts tagged ‘The Turk in Italy’

Critic-in-training: The Turk in Italy Review

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival ends in April but O|A keeps the fun alive with this outrageous, long awaited national premiere of The Turk in Italy. This…

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John Longmuir & the bargain bin video that changed his life

Scottish-Australian tenor Longmuir discusses the competition circuit, Mozart as medicine and the $2 video that changed everything.

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Cheat Sheet: The Turk in Italy

Everything you need to know about the Rossini opera you’ve never heard of: The Turk in Italy. Who was the composer? Gioachino Rossini. Rossini is a…

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Simon Phillips: opera and comedy are a perfect marriage

Simon Phillips once thought comic opera was a contradiction in terms. That is, until he directed one. The director of The Turk in Italy discusses his brand new…

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Bikinis, Beachballs and Buffa! Gabriela Tylesova designs a new Turk in Italy

Gabriela Tylesova was fresh out of NIDA’s School of Costume Design when she was plucked from obscurity to design Simon Philips’ hilarious production of The Elixir…

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