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Nicole Car As Tatiana At Covent Garden – The Reviews Are In

Australian soprano Nicole Car made her debut as Tatiana at London’s Royal Opera, Covent Garden in Tchaikovsy’s Eugene Onegin on December 19, sharing the stage with legends Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Michael Fabiano and Ferruccio Furlanetto in a production directed by Covent Garden’s director of opera, Kasper Holten and conducted by Semyon Bychkov. By all accounts, Car’s performance was…

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…