Fine singing and production impel Verdi’s ‘Forza’
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Fine singing and production impel Verdi’s ‘Forza’

La Forza del Destino  –  Giuseppi Verdi Opera Australia 29 June 2013 Opera Australia’s Sydney Winter Season opened on Saturday 29 June with a new production of Verdi’s La Forza del Destino which is part of the company’s commemoration of the bi-centenary of Verdi’s birth.  It is 16 years since the company staged this work…

‘Carmen’  – Handa opera on Sydney Harbour reviewed
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‘Carmen’ – Handa opera on Sydney Harbour reviewed

For a second year, Opera Australia has presented an outdoor performance located spectacularly at the Royal Botanic Gardens on the foreshores of Sydney Harbour.  Nowhere else in the world is there such a wonderful setting with Sydney’s Opera House and Harbour Bridge providing a magical backdrop, and the city lights reflecting in the waters of the…