Opera Review: Aida/ Opera Australia
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Opera Review: Aida/ Opera Australia

Aida, Opera Australia 18 July, 2018 Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House, Written by Deen Hamaker Since opera emerged in late 16th century Italy, the art form has frequently been at the forefront of the use of new technology in the theatre. Many theatrical conventions common today, such as sophisticated lighting and complex set changes,…

Opera Australia Presents Verdi’s Requiem
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Opera Australia Presents Verdi’s Requiem

Opera Australia’s Sydney winter concert series continues with one of the world’s most powerful choral works, Verdi’s Requiem, conducted by Renato Palumbo with Italian soprano Serena Farnocchia, mezzo-soprano Milijana Nikolic, tenor Diego Torre, Italian bass Roberto Scandiuzzi, the Opera Australia Chorus and the Opera Australia Orchestra. Full of the passion and drama of opera, Verdi’s Requiem is…

Opera Australia Announces Second Performance Of Verdi’s Requiem
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Opera Australia Announces Second Performance Of Verdi’s Requiem

A second date in August 2017 has been announced  for Opera Australia’s presentation of Verdi’s Requiem in the Concert Hall of the Sydney Opera House. Dubbed by the conductor Hans von Bülow as ‘Oper in Kirchengewande’ (opera in ecclesiastical dress) Verdi’s Requiem is brimming with the drama of operatic ideas. In fact, Verdi based the Lacrymosa  on…