Opera Review: The Barber Of Seville/ Opera Australia
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Opera Review: The Barber Of Seville/ Opera Australia

The Barber of Seville –  Gioachino Rossini Opera Australia, 28 January 2016 Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House. Elijah Moshinsky’s 1995 production of Rossini’s Barber of Seville has proven, over the subsequent 20 years, to be one of the company’s most popular and enduring.  Although set in the 1920s it is an otherwise traditional production…

Looking Ahead to Don Carlos – Furlanetto As Philip II
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Looking Ahead to Don Carlos – Furlanetto As Philip II

Whilst the focus of opera has shifted from the stage to the harbour, mainstage opera lovers have to bide their time till June for the winter season to begin. With it comes Opera Australia’s revival of Elijah Moshinsky’s production of Verdi’s Don Carlos (July 14 – August 15) planned on an epic scale and expected…

Opera Australia 2015: “New Frontiers And Broad Appeal”
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Opera Australia 2015: “New Frontiers And Broad Appeal”

Opera Australia today launches its 2015 Sydney season with a core of classics performed by a  stable of overseas and home-grown masters of their roles and creatives. The programme, it says is “uniquely audience-focused”, “highly accessible” and has the aim of further increasing audience numbers. Speaking to SoundsLikeSydney, Opera Australia’s  Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini affirms…