Opera Review: Wozzeck/Opera Australia
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Opera Review: Wozzeck/Opera Australia

Wozzeck, Opera Australia Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House 25 January, 2019 Considered one of the most formidable works in the canon, Opera Australia’s presentation of Alban Berg’s era-defining opera Wozzeck, directed by William Kentridge, is brilliantly conceived and executed. An Opera Australia co-production with the Salzburg Festival, the Metropolitan Opera and The Canadian Opera…

Opera Review: The Nose/ Opera Australia
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Opera Review: The Nose/ Opera Australia

The Nose Opera Australia Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House, February 22, 2018 Written by Deen Hamaker Even by the standards of contemporary 21st century opera, Dmitri Shostakovich’s Hoc, here performed in English translation as The Nose, is out there. Way way out there. Musically the piece is a heady mix of jarring styles from…

The Nose Opens In Sydney
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The Nose Opens In Sydney

Barrie Kosky’s new production of the rarely performed Shostakovich classic The Nose, for Opera Australia, premieres in Sydney this summer, following its critically acclaimed debut at the Royal Opera in London in 2017. A co-production with the Royal Opera, Covent Garden and Berlin’s Komische Oper, The Nose was widely praised described by The Spectator as…