The Gondoliers Cruise Into Town
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The Gondoliers Cruise Into Town

Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Sydney presents The Gondoliers  – arguably the funniest, most popular and toe-tappingly tuneful of all the Savoy operettas, it is the timeless comic tale of love conquering just about every imaginable obstacle.   It’s 18th century Venice and two very popular gondoliers, Marco and Guiseppe, must disappoint their new brides Tessa and…

Sydney Independent Opera’s double bill – Holst and Puccini
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Sydney Independent Opera’s double bill – Holst and Puccini

Sydney Independent Opera present an unusual double bill this weekend with its productions of Gustav Holst’s The Wandering Scholar  and Puccini’s The Cloak (Il Tabarro). The Wandering Scholar was Holst’s last and most successful opera (he wrote four)*. It is a work in miniature, written in one act for a small orchestra and just four singers (tenor,…