Opera Review: Aida/ Opera Australia
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Opera Review: Aida/ Opera Australia

Aida, Opera Australia 18 July, 2018 Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House, Written by Deen Hamaker Since opera emerged in late 16th century Italy, the art form has frequently been at the forefront of the use of new technology in the theatre. Many theatrical conventions common today, such as sophisticated lighting and complex set changes,…

Review: Tosca/Opera Australia
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Review: Tosca/Opera Australia

  Tosca  –  Giacomo Puccini Opera Australia,  Sydney Opera House, 13 January 2015  John Bell’s production of Tosca for Opera Australia was first seen 18 months ago. It was very successful then, and is perhaps even more so in the current revival. This compelling production is set in Rome in 1943 during the Nazi occupation…

Opera Australia 2015: “New Frontiers And Broad Appeal”
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Opera Australia 2015: “New Frontiers And Broad Appeal”

Opera Australia today launches its 2015 Sydney season with a core of classics performed by a  stable of overseas and home-grown masters of their roles and creatives. The programme, it says is “uniquely audience-focused”, “highly accessible” and has the aim of further increasing audience numbers. Speaking to SoundsLikeSydney, Opera Australia’s  Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini affirms…