Opera Review: Simon Boccanegra / Opera Australia
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Opera Review: Simon Boccanegra / Opera Australia

  Simon Boccanegra  –  Giuseppe Verdi Opera Australia, Joan Sutherland Opera Theatre, Sydney Opera House, 26 July 2016 Author: Larry Turner for SoundsLikeSydney© Opera Australia’s current staging of Verdi’s Simon Boccanegra first appeared in 2000 as part of the Olympic Arts Festival. It has been revived by the company’s Senior Resident Director, Matthew Barclay, in…

Opera review: Madama Butterfly/Opera Australia
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Opera review: Madama Butterfly/Opera Australia

Madama Butterfly  –  Giacomo Puccini Opera Australia,  Sydney Opera House 27 January 2015  Each year, Opera Australia has followed its Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour production with indoor performances of the same opera during the following year.  Presumably this is intended to entice patrons who enjoyed a performance under the stars to try ‘real’ opera…