Posts tagged ‘weekly roundup’

The week in opera: The King and I opens, honours abound and Domingo sings at World Cup time

In a flurry of Swarovski crystals and good old-fashioned theatrical glamour, The King and I opened in Melbourne last night.

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The week in opera: pigs, pythons and peculiar productions

Close to home It’s only a few days until The King and I invites Melbourne into its world of opulence and exoticism. Make sure you’re in the…

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The week in opera: transition and transformation

Opera Australia’s Carmen stole her final heart last Sunday as the gypsy diva, and her horse, took their final bows in Melbourne. Back at the Sydney Opera Centre, the corridors…

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The week in opera: a belated roundup

Famous faces, fairytales and odd jobs at the opera.

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The week in opera: sun, sand and Simon O’Neill

A (almost) weekly roundup of news, views and goings on in the opera world.

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The week in opera: Rigoletto opens and San Diego gets a reprieve

Close to home As one masterpiece marches in, another flutters out.

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The week in opera: retirements, revolutions, reactions

The Royal Opera House says farewell to an iconic show, The King and I cast dances on and your reactions to Madama Butterfly on the Harbour.

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The week in opera: rave reviews, another American closure and a run-in with Pavarotti

This year’s Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour: Madama Butterfly is at once beautiful and devastating. The opera premiered 110 years ago, but La Fura dels Baus…

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