Opera Australia releases its 2014 line up
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Opera Australia releases its 2014 line up

  It’s rush hour for Sydney’s performing ensembles as they jostle to release their programmes for 2014 and secure the all important subscription dollar for the year. Hot on the heels of the SSO’s 2014 season release, Opera Australia has announced it’s compilation for next year on a re-vamped website. Nine of the 16 productions offer opera in…

The power of Tosca – Christian Badea talks about his lifelong friendship with the Roman woman
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The power of Tosca – Christian Badea talks about his lifelong friendship with the Roman woman

Christian Badea chuckles as he confesses that he has known Tosca all his life. The Romanian born US based conductor is in Sydney again for Opera Australia, rehearsing John Bell’s production of the Puccini opera which opens here in early July. Just last year, the graduate of the Juilliard School, Grammy Award winning conductor and past- director…

ARTSONG NSW remembers Amanda Thane OAM
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ARTSONG NSW remembers Amanda Thane OAM

The revered Australian soprano Amanda Thane OAM, who died late  in 2012 will be remembered in an afternoon of song presented by the organisation she founded, ARTSONG NSW in association with colleagues and friends from Opera Australia. Amanda Thane performed as one of Opera Australia’s leading sopranos for many years, and  appeared in some of the world’s great opera…