Concert Review: The Fairy Queen/ Henry Purcell/ Con Opera
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Concert Review: The Fairy Queen/ Henry Purcell/ Con Opera

The Fairy Queen, Henry Purcell CON OPERA Music Workshop, Sydney Conservatorium Saturday 14 May 2016 Purcell’s stage works can present substantial difficulties for modern directors since, with the exception of Dido and Aeneas, they are all semi-operas.  That is, they are plays into which music is inserted as stand-alone masques which are only loosely connected to…

Rossini In Concert
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Rossini In Concert

The Joan Sutherland and Richard Bonynge Foundation is presenting a special charity fundraising concert in aid of the 2015 Bel Canto Award for young singers.Performing in the concert will be 14 emerging opera artists who will perform a selection of Rossini songs, arias, duets, quartets and the hilarious Act 1 Finale from L’italiana in Algeri, accompanied…