Salome reviewed

Salome reviewed

The character Salome has about as many layers as veils with which she is draped. Gale Edwards directs a thoughtful and refreshing take on  the eponymously titled opera by Richard Strauss, which opened in Sydney last week. The narrative is beautifully integrated with Julie Lynch’s costumes, Brian Thomson’s set designs and Kelley Abbey’s choreography. The production is supremely well presented…


Edmond Choo farewells sydney

Watching soloists take their curtain calls absorbing the appreciation  of the audience, the rise to solo status seems so easy; a natural progression. The scenario belies their years of training and practice, the personal and financial sacrifices, and the unerring focus on the longer term goals.  Tenor Edmond Choo has his goals firmly in sight….