A Gilt-Edged Team for Pinchgut’s Theodora
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A Gilt-Edged Team for Pinchgut’s Theodora

Pinchgut Opera presents Handel’s last opera and masterpiece Theodora with a cast and creative team headed by Erin Helyard and directed by Lindy Hume. In the narrative, Theodora is the leader of the Christian community in Antioch: a young woman whose life of virtue has inspired many to embrace her faith – including the Roman officer Didymus,…

Opera Review: Turandot/ Opera Australia/ Handa Opera On Sydney Harbour
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Opera Review: Turandot/ Opera Australia/ Handa Opera On Sydney Harbour

Superlative singing, sensitive staging and exquisite styling infused with the themes of Imperial China have made Turandot on Sydney Harbour arguably the most enjoyable of the productions to date. The co-production between Opera Australia and Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour (HOSH) opened in Sydney last week under crystal clear skies and temperate breezes. (The first…

Handa Opera On Sydney Harbour: Turandot Sneak Peak
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Handa Opera On Sydney Harbour: Turandot Sneak Peak

Opera Australia has unveiled the spectacular stage for this year’s Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour production of Puccini’s  Turandot, with two huge feature pieces dominating the over-water stage. With set and costumes designed by Dan Potra and directed by Chen Shi-Zheng, the set will feature a giant 9m high and 60m long dragon incorporating images of…