Alexia Voulgaridou on playing ‘Tosca’
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Alexia Voulgaridou on playing ‘Tosca’

Floria Tosca has come to town with the with the steely determination and strong passions for which she is renowned. Thrilling Sydney audiences in the title role of Puccini’s 1900 opera is Greek soprano Alexia Voulgaridou. Coincidentally, it was as another Puccini heroine that Alexia Voulgaridou first came to international attention in 2002, singing Mimi…

‘Tosca’- A Welcome Revival For The Future
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‘Tosca’- A Welcome Revival For The Future

Opera Australia’s new production of Puccini’s Tosca was premiered on 6 July, just three years after they launched their previous new production.  That 2010 production was widely regarded as a dramatic disaster – a travesty which completely reinvented the work so that it bore only a passing resemblance to the plot for which Puccini wrote…

The power of Tosca – Christian Badea talks about his lifelong friendship with the Roman woman
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The power of Tosca – Christian Badea talks about his lifelong friendship with the Roman woman

Christian Badea chuckles as he confesses that he has known Tosca all his life. The Romanian born US based conductor is in Sydney again for Opera Australia, rehearsing John Bell’s production of the Puccini opera which opens here in early July. Just last year, the graduate of the Juilliard School, Grammy Award winning conductor and past- director…