Dream Win For Countertenor Nicholas Tolputt In Sydney Eisteddfod
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Dream Win For Countertenor Nicholas Tolputt In Sydney Eisteddfod

Deborah Humble interviews the 25-year-old winner of the 2016 City of Sydney Eisteddfod Operatic Aria Award and Melba Trust Scholar. When the City of Sydney Eisteddfod asked the entrants in this year’s Opera Scholarship to explain why they so loved this particular genre of music, countertenor Nicholas Tolputt stated that opera offers ‘truthfulness’ and requires ‘commitment,’…

Pinchgut Opera: Bajazet
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Pinchgut Opera: Bajazet

Pinchgut Opera presents Antonio Vivaldi’s passionate and powerful Bajazet, performed for the first time in the southern hemisphere and the latest Baroque masterpiece to be rediscovered by the chamber opera ensemble.   Bajazet is a rarely performed operatic gem that premiered in Verona in 1735. The performance features an array of brilliant arias designed to showcase the virtuosic talents of…