Opera Review: The Marriage Of Figaro/ Opera Australia
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Opera Review: The Marriage Of Figaro/ Opera Australia

Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro) Opera Australia Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney opera House 18 October 2019 Written by Deen Hamaker Based on Pierre Beaumarchais’ 1778 play La Folle Journée, ou Le Mariage de Figaro (The Mad Day, or The Marriage of Figaro), Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s opera is among the most popular of…

Opera Review: Salome/Opera Australia
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Opera Review: Salome/Opera Australia

Salome – Richard Strauss Opera Australia Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House 6 March 2019 If Richard Strauss’ Salome were a movie, it may well display an X rating. Incest, necrophilia, lust, decapitation and suicide are all notorious elements in this, the third of Strauss’ operas and the one which made his name. Opera Australia’s…

Opera Australia’s Madama Butterfly Tours To China
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Opera Australia’s Madama Butterfly Tours To China

Opera Australia has announced that the company will undertake an inaugural tour to China this October, presenting Moffatt Oxenbould’s celebrated production of Madama Butterfly.  The tour will perform eight performances in four Chinese cities: Tianjin, Qingdao, Shenzhen and Zhuhai. It is Opera Australia’s first multi-city international tour. Oxenbould’s production was performed for the last time in Australia…