Tag: Sydney Opera House

Aida – Operatic Overdrive

If it were at all possible to add more horsepower and octane to Verdi’s tour d’force Aida, Opera Australia’s rendition now playing at the Sydney Opera House has found a way. Director Davide Livermore and Conductor Lorenzo Passerini have risen…

‘The Little Prince’ at The Sydney Opera House

If a funny little man in the desert, demanding drawings of sheep and talking of roses means something to you, then I’m sure you will already have your tickets to the stage performance of The Little Prince at The Opera…

Psychological Thriller, Opera Style

When invited to attend the opening night of Opera Australia’s latest production, Bluebeard’s Castle, I knew to expect something different and interesting. Even without reading a summary of the story, “early 20th century Hungarian composer” already signals dark and dread….

Review of Verdi’s ‘Ernani’

After nearly a year of forced abstinence, Sydney’s performing arts lovers are enjoying the treat of getting dressed up, meeting friends and going out for a night at the opera more than ever before. Knowing this, Opera Australia have made…

A magical time at the Sydney Opera House

For centuries humans have been obsessed with magic. Whether it was hunting witches in Salem, being blown away by Houdini’s death-defying acts or even enjoying your favourite Disney film! Whether you believe in magic or not, James Galea’s Best Trick…

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.  …

RENT: Theatre measured in love!

In the 25th year that RENT has graced the world stages, this redefined and reinvigorated RENT, produced by LPD Productions and Sugary Rum Productions and staged at the Sydney Opera House, is the breath of fresh air we need to…

Bell Shakespeare Hamlet

To See or Not To See? Bell Shakespeare’s Refreshing Take on Hamlet

Opening 2020 in the same manner they did thirty years ago, Bell Shakespeare has revisited and reimagined the classic Hamlet. Under Peter Evans’ direction, the baton, or in this instance the skull, has been entrusted to Harriet Gordan-Anderson. Globally, Hamlet…

The Glenturret Burns Night Supper Sydney Opera House

The Glenturret Burns Night Supper at the Sydney Opera House

If you’re Scottish or know anyone Scottish, you’re probably familiar with Burns Night. If not: it’s held annually on January 25th, where, for the past 150+ years, people gather to celebrate Scotland’s national poet Robert Burns. It’s a traditional night…