La Bohème Returns For New Year’s Eve And Season Opening
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La Bohème Returns For New Year’s Eve And Season Opening

Opera Australia’s summer program opens with Gale Edwards’ production of La Bohème, a revival of Puccini’s classic bohemian love story presented against the backdrop of 1930s Berlin. Opening on New Year’s Eve at the Sydney Opera House, there will be fireworks at 9 o’clock, during intermission and afterwards guests can join the midnight celebrations at…

Opera Review: The Marriage Of Figaro/ Opera Australia
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Opera Review: The Marriage Of Figaro/ Opera Australia

Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro) Opera Australia Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney opera House 18 October 2019 Written by Deen Hamaker Based on Pierre Beaumarchais’ 1778 play La Folle Journée, ou Le Mariage de Figaro (The Mad Day, or The Marriage of Figaro), Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s opera is among the most popular of…

Opera Review: Salome/Opera Australia
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Opera Review: Salome/Opera Australia

Salome – Richard Strauss Opera Australia Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House 6 March 2019 If Richard Strauss’ Salome were a movie, it may well display an X rating. Incest, necrophilia, lust, decapitation and suicide are all notorious elements in this, the third of Strauss’ operas and the one which made his name. Opera Australia’s…