Conservatorium Opera School Presents The Magic Flute
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Conservatorium Opera School Presents The Magic Flute

The Sydney Conservatorium of Music Opera School’s presents Opera Australia’s production of The Magic Flute, Mozart’s final work for the stage as a rollicking adventure in 1930s Egypt. Sung in German, under the music direction of Dr Stephen Mould, The Magic Flute is a quest for wisdom and true love. Director Michael Gow and designer Robert Kemp were…

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Green Room Award Nominations For 2016

Noinations for the 2016 Green Room Awards have just been announced. The Green Room Awards are Melbourne’s performing arts awards. Since 1982 they have been awarded in recognition of excellence in a variety of categories including Cabaret, Dance, Musical Theatre, Opera, Theatre and Alternative and Hybrid Performance productions. Yes – it’s a Melbourne accolade, but…

Review: Verdi’s Rigoletto/Opera Australia
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Review: Verdi’s Rigoletto/Opera Australia

Music critic Michael Church once noted the existence of “Those who mistakenly believe that historical operas by dead composers can only be made ‘relevant’ if they are updated and taken out of their traditional theatrical context”.* Whether or not you subscribe to this view, Opera Australia’s Roger Hodgman directed offering of Verdi’s masterpiece Rigoletto demonstrates…