Opera In Concert Review: Parsifal/ Opera Australia
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Opera In Concert Review: Parsifal/ Opera Australia

Parsifal in Concert Opera Australia Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House  9 August 2017 Written by Deen Hamaker Parsifal is a work that is revered for its Wagnerian splendour and epic scale, but its magnitude makes it a rarity in many opera houses. Adding to this is the difficulty of staging this intensely spiritual piece in…

Birthday Boy Kaufmann Impresses In Role Debut As Otello
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Birthday Boy Kaufmann Impresses In Role Debut As Otello

I cannot recall a more highly anticipated performance. Jonas Kaufmann, demigod of the opera world was about take to the stage of the Royal Opera at Covent Garden, making his debut in the title role of Verdi’s Otello. And I was in the stalls. There was a sense of disbelief to the occasion. After a…