Zoe Drummond Wins The 2018 Mathy Scholarship
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Zoe Drummond Wins The 2018 Mathy Scholarship

Congratulations to soprano Zoe Drummond who is the winner of the 2018 Marianne Mathy Scholarship (‘The Mathy’). The 25-year-old received a purse of $30,000 to assist with a programme of study and/or singing activity. As well, she won the Audition Prize from the Lyric Opera of Chicago’s Ryan Opera Center, the opportunity to audition for Lyric Opera of…

Opera Review: La Traviata/ Opera Australia
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Opera Review: La Traviata/ Opera Australia

It’s everything you want opera to be. From its first trembling chromatics, the soloists dazzled, the chorus and orchestra were in fine form, Verdi’s music was impossible to resist and the tale oozed passion and tragedy. Add sumptuous and meticulously detailed costumes, sets and dramatic lighting and there you have the complete package. Opera Australia’s…

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…