Tag: opera

Aida - Opera Australia

Opera Australia’s Aida: Powerful voices make for a dazzling reprisal

The iconic Joan Sutherland Theatre stage at the Sydney Opera House stepped back in time to ancient Egypt with the reprisal of Verdi’s operatic masterpiece Aida. Opera Australia has reimagined one of its treasured gems and history’s most-loved and oft-performed…

Don Giovanni - The Sydney Opera House

Don Giovanni: The Satisfying Demise of a Womanising Megalomaniac

David McVicar’s third revival of his highly celebrated 2014 Don Giovanni has hit the stage at Sydney Opera House with a dramatically dark and rampantly carnal production. Mozart’s Don Giovanni is an infamous tale of a pleasure-seeker’s demise and is…

The Merry Widow welcomes you back to the Opera.

After an uncomfortably tranquil year for opera (if you don’t include the singing from balconies), Opera Australia has kindly eased us back into the Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House with their light-hearted production of Lehár’s The Merry Widow.  …

Profile: Australian World Orchestra and Riccardo Muti

A league of extraordinary performers meet once a year. To learn more, The Plus Ones talk with Alexander Briger AO, Chief Conductor and Artistic Director of the Australian World Orchestra. From May 2nd to 5th, the Australian World Orchestra will…