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…

Review: The Chimney Sweep/ Pinchgut Opera
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Review: The Chimney Sweep/ Pinchgut Opera

 The Chimney Sweep (Der Rauchfangkehrer) Musikalisches Lustspiel in three acts by Antonio Salieri, libretto by Joseph Leopold Auenbrugger. Performed in the vernacular. City Recital Hall, Monday July 7th 2014. Pinchgut Opera. At a time when opera companies are wringing their hands over budgets and trimming expenses back to the core, Sydney’s Pinchgut Opera has made a courageous venture in presenting for the first…

Salieri’s The Chimney Sweep From Pinchgut Opera
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Salieri’s The Chimney Sweep From Pinchgut Opera

After the stunning success of Cavalli’s Giasone in December 2013 and already into its second decade of uncompromisingly superb productions, Pinchgut Opera presents its first ever mid-winter production, The Chimney Sweep (Der Rauchfangkehrer)  by Antonio Salieri. Conducted once more  by the electrifying Erin Helyard, and directed by Mark Gaal, Pinchgut audiences again have the opportunity to hear a rarely…