Opera Review: Artaserse/ Pinchgut Opera
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Opera Review: Artaserse/ Pinchgut Opera

Artaserse/ Pinchgut Opera City Recital Hall 29 November 2018 Written by Deen Hamaker When Johann Adolphe Hasse reset his opera Artaserse for the Dresden Court Opera in 1740, he was oblivious to the Australian continent. That Pinchgut Opera’s version of his masterpiece has sat unperformed since that time is incredible enough, let alone that Sydney…

Pinchgut 2015: Tragedy And Comedy – Bookings Open
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Pinchgut 2015: Tragedy And Comedy – Bookings Open

  Pinchgut Opera continues its 2014 programming trend in 2015, once again presenting two rarely heard masterpieces of drama and comedy at Sydney’s City Recital Hall. Their winter offering (July 4,5,7 and 8) is Vivaldi’s Bazajet (RV 703), a tragedia per musica in 3 acts, with libretto by Agostino Piovene. The musical content comprises Vivaldi’s own arias dedicated…

2014 Helpmann Award Nominees Announced
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2014 Helpmann Award Nominees Announced

Judging by the nominations for the 2014 Helpmann Awards, the art of opera in Australia is alive and well with Opera Australia, Hobart Baroque and Victorian Opera in the running for at least three awards each. Since their inauguration in 2001, the Helpmann Awards have recognised distinguished artistic achievement and excellence in Australia’s live performance…