Alexia Voulgaridou on playing ‘Tosca’
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Alexia Voulgaridou on playing ‘Tosca’

Floria Tosca has come to town with the with the steely determination and strong passions for which she is renowned. Thrilling Sydney audiences in the title role of Puccini’s 1900 opera is Greek soprano Alexia Voulgaridou. Coincidentally, it was as another Puccini heroine that Alexia Voulgaridou first came to international attention in 2002, singing Mimi…

‘Tosca’- A Welcome Revival For The Future
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‘Tosca’- A Welcome Revival For The Future

Opera Australia’s new production of Puccini’s Tosca was premiered on 6 July, just three years after they launched their previous new production.  That 2010 production was widely regarded as a dramatic disaster – a travesty which completely reinvented the work so that it bore only a passing resemblance to the plot for which Puccini wrote…

Alexia Voulgaridou sings ‘Tosca’
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Alexia Voulgaridou sings ‘Tosca’

In echoes of the past,  a Greek soprano will take the role of Tosca in Opera Australia’s winter production directed by John Bell and conducted by Christian Badea. Soprano Alexia Voulgaridou will sing the role with which the name of her compatriot Maria Callas is inextricably linked. It is not the soprano’s first performance in Sydney. She…