Opera Review: Aida/ Opera Australia
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Opera Review: Aida/ Opera Australia

Aida, Opera Australia 18 July, 2018 Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House, Written by Deen Hamaker Since opera emerged in late 16th century Italy, the art form has frequently been at the forefront of the use of new technology in the theatre. Many theatrical conventions common today, such as sophisticated lighting and complex set changes,…

Opera In Concert Review: Parsifal/ Opera Australia
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Opera In Concert Review: Parsifal/ Opera Australia

Parsifal in Concert Opera Australia Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House  9 August 2017 Written by Deen Hamaker Parsifal is a work that is revered for its Wagnerian splendour and epic scale, but its magnitude makes it a rarity in many opera houses. Adding to this is the difficulty of staging this intensely spiritual piece in…

Kaufmann Sings Parsifal In Sydney
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Kaufmann Sings Parsifal In Sydney

Hailed as the greatest tenor of our time, Jonas Kaufmann returns to Sydney in August to make his Australian operatic debut for Opera Australia, taking the challenging title role in a concert presentation of Wagner’s Parsifal in three Sydney performances. In 2014, Kaufmann performed a memorable recital series in Australia, in his inaugural tour of this…