Reviews

Ballet Review: Nijinsky

Nijinsky  The Australian Ballet Sydney Opera House 12 November 2016 Written by Deen Hamaker In 1919, a broken Vaslav Nijinsky gave his final performance in the lobby of a Swiss hotel. American ballet dancer, choreographer, and director  American ballet dancer, choreographer, and director John Neumeier has taken as his starting point, the recollections and thoughts…

Opera Australia Announces Second Performance Of Verdi’s Requiem
News

Opera Australia Announces Second Performance Of Verdi’s Requiem

A second date in August 2017 has been announced  for Opera Australia’s presentation of Verdi’s Requiem in the Concert Hall of the Sydney Opera House. Dubbed by the conductor Hans von Bülow as ‘Oper in Kirchengewande’ (opera in ecclesiastical dress) Verdi’s Requiem is brimming with the drama of operatic ideas. In fact, Verdi based the Lacrymosa  on…

Nicholas Tolputt Wins 2016 IFAC Australian Singing Competition
News

Nicholas Tolputt Wins 2016 IFAC Australian Singing Competition

Counter tenor Nicholas Tolputt has won the 2016 IFAC Australian Singing Competition which includes the prestigious Marianne Mathy Scholarhip. Its a second triumph for the 25 year old Tasmanian who graduated from the University of Melbourne with a BMus in Voice and who now lives in Sydney. Just last month he won the 2016 City…