Opera Review: Artaserse/ Pinchgut Opera
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Opera Review: Artaserse/ Pinchgut Opera

Artaserse/ Pinchgut Opera City Recital Hall 29 November 2018 Written by Deen Hamaker When Johann Adolphe Hasse reset his opera Artaserse for the Dresden Court Opera in 1740, he was oblivious to the Australian continent. That Pinchgut Opera’s version of his masterpiece has sat unperformed since that time is incredible enough, let alone that Sydney…

Bach to the Bush
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Bach to the Bush

  Novocastrian cellist Anthony Albrecht performs at Glebe Town Hall as part of his ongoing ‘Bach to the Bush’ concert series. Anthony is a recent graduate of The Juilliard School’s prestigious Historical Performance program which he attended on full scholarship, the first Australian to be admitted to this course. In this two-hour concert selections from…

A Gilt-Edged Team for Pinchgut’s Theodora
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A Gilt-Edged Team for Pinchgut’s Theodora

Pinchgut Opera presents Handel’s last opera and masterpiece Theodora with a cast and creative team headed by Erin Helyard and directed by Lindy Hume. In the narrative, Theodora is the leader of the Christian community in Antioch: a young woman whose life of virtue has inspired many to embrace her faith – including the Roman officer Didymus,…