A Gilt-Edged Team for Pinchgut’s Theodora
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A Gilt-Edged Team for Pinchgut’s Theodora

Pinchgut Opera presents Handel’s last opera and masterpiece Theodora with a cast and creative team headed by Erin Helyard and directed by Lindy Hume. In the narrative, Theodora is the leader of the Christian community in Antioch: a young woman whose life of virtue has inspired many to embrace her faith – including the Roman officer Didymus,…

Erin Helyard On Pinchgut’s Bajazet
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Erin Helyard On Pinchgut’s Bajazet

It’s mid June in Sydney, and the cast and creative team of Pinchgut Opera have gathered to commence rehearsals for the winter production of Bajazet, RV 307, (1735), an opera in three acts by Antonio Vivaldi – or is it? Bajazet is strongly enough connected with Vivaldi to be allocated an RV (Ryom-Verzeichnis) number –…

Pinchgut Opera: Bajazet
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Pinchgut Opera: Bajazet

Pinchgut Opera presents Antonio Vivaldi’s passionate and powerful Bajazet, performed for the first time in the southern hemisphere and the latest Baroque masterpiece to be rediscovered by the chamber opera ensemble.   Bajazet is a rarely performed operatic gem that premiered in Verona in 1735. The performance features an array of brilliant arias designed to showcase the virtuosic talents of…