Opera Review: Faust/ Opera Australia
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Opera Review: Faust/ Opera Australia

Faust – Charles Gounod Opera Australia Sydney Opera House, February 10, 2020 When New York’s Metropolitan Opera opened its doors on October 22, 1883, the company performed Gounod’s Faust, chosen, it is quoted in The Nation a few days later, for its “ greater variety of vocal and orchestral effects than any one of the…

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: Wozzeck/Opera Australia
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Opera Review: Wozzeck/Opera Australia

Wozzeck, Opera Australia Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House 25 January, 2019 Considered one of the most formidable works in the canon, Opera Australia’s presentation of Alban Berg’s era-defining opera Wozzeck, directed by William Kentridge, is brilliantly conceived and executed. An Opera Australia co-production with the Salzburg Festival, the Metropolitan Opera and The Canadian Opera…