Music and Maggie Beer
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Music and Maggie Beer

  Singing Bird Productions brings more fascinating insights into the music favourites of Sydney personalities with Maggie Beer the guest in their September presentation. The cook, food writer, creator of food products and restaurateur has selected some classics from opera for the evening, amongst them Delibes’ Sous le dôme épais  (The Flower Duet) from Lakme, Au fond du temple saint…

Sydney Independent Opera’s double bill – Holst and Puccini
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Sydney Independent Opera’s double bill – Holst and Puccini

Sydney Independent Opera present an unusual double bill this weekend with its productions of Gustav Holst’s The Wandering Scholar  and Puccini’s The Cloak (Il Tabarro). The Wandering Scholar was Holst’s last and most successful opera (he wrote four)*. It is a work in miniature, written in one act for a small orchestra and just four singers (tenor,…