IFAC Handa Australian Singing Competition Finalists 2019
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IFAC Handa Australian Singing Competition Finalists 2019

Five outstanding young singers will compete in in the 2019 IFAC Handa Australian Singing Competition. Sopranos Bianca Bacchiella, 20, from Queensland and Josi Ann Ellem, 23, from New South Wales, mezzo-soprano Rebecca Hart 22, also from New South Wales and New Zealanders Manase Latu 23, tenor and Samson Setu 25, bass baritone, will compete for…

Pianist Tony Lee With The Willoughby Symphony Orchestra
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Pianist Tony Lee With The Willoughby Symphony Orchestra

Pianist Tony Lee will join Grammy-nominated Chief Conductor and Artistic Director Dr Nicholas Milton AM and the Willoughby Symphony Orchestra to present Bravura, a concert including Franz Liszt’s Piano Concerto No.2. Winner of the Best Australian Pianist Award in the 2016 Sydney International Piano Competition and winner of the Louise Henriette International Piano Competition. Tony…

Opera Australia’s New Digital Production Of Madama Butterfly
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Opera Australia’s New Digital Production Of Madama Butterfly

Puccini’s Tragedia giapponese in two acts, Madama Butterfly presented by Opera Australia, goes on the boards from June 28 to August 10. Set to libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica after David Belasco’s play Madame Butterfly, based again on a story by John Luther Long, the opera premiered at Milan’s Teatro alla Scala, in February 1904.  This new digital…