Tag: Verdi

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…

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…

La Traviata – An Opera Australia Triumph

The opening night standing ovation says it all. Opera Australia’s musically and dramatically emotive production of La Traviata is a triumph. The quintessential Italian opera composer Giuseppe Verdi wrote La Traviata (‘The Fallen Woman’) together with librettist Francesco Piave in 1853….

Verdi’s Requiem from Opera Australia

There are three spectacular elements that led to an emotionally intense operatic masterpiece on a Sydney winter night- The Opera House, Opera Australia, and Giuseppe Verdi’s Requiem (10-11th August 2017). I arrived at The Opera House and found my seat,…