Review: Die Walküre, Opera Australia
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Review: Die Walküre, Opera Australia

  Opera Australia: Der Ring des Nibelungen: Die Walküre Arts Centre Melbourne/20 November 2013 *****  Now that the glitter has settled on the ‘preliminary evening’, the ‘first day’ of Wagner’s music drama in three acts has been revealed. As was the case with Das Rheingold, audience and critics may be divided on how successfully Opera…

‘The Love of the Nightingale’ – special for so many reasons.
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‘The Love of the Nightingale’ – special for so many reasons.

Tonight, is opening night at Opera Australia. Opening nights are always special. This opening night has a few reasons for added excitement. It is the Sydney premiere of Richard Mills’  ‘The Love of the Nightingale’; soprano Emma Matthews will reprise the role of Philomele, which won her the 2007 Helpmann Award for Best Female Performer…