Posts tagged ‘Tosca’

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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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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Heroes and villains: Diego Torre and Claudio Sgura on Tosca

Good and evil. Love and lust. Art and politics. You couldn’t find two men further apart than the romantic, heroic painter Mario Cavaradossi and the violent,…

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Behind the scenes: extending the set of Tosca

When the design concept for a new production is developed, the set designer begins with the smallest theatre in mind. But he or she must also…

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Armchair opera: ABC1 screens Opera Australia productions

ABC1 will screen three of Opera Australia’s best-loved 2013 productions on free-to-air television starting Sunday.

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John Bell takes on Puccini’s masterpiece: Tosca

What could inspire Australia’s best-known theatre director to take on the world of opera?

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Cheryl Barker reveals her perfume of choice for Tosca

Cheryl Barker has an addiction. It’s a fairly benign one, as addictions go, and suitably diva-ish for a woman who spends most of her time singing…

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