IFAC Handa Australian Singing Competition Announces Five Finalists
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IFAC Handa Australian Singing Competition Announces Five Finalists

Five emerging singers have moved on to the finals of the 2017 IFAC Handa Australian Singing Competiton. They were selected last week from eleven semi-finalists who performed in heats held around the country, in New Zealand and in London. Damian Arnold (tenor, 25) from NSW, Filipe Manu (tenor, 24) from New Zealand, Daniel Carison (baritone,…

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

La traviata, Opera Australia Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House, Tuesday 28 March 2017 Written by Deen Hamaker When Giuseppe Verdi’s La traviata premiered at Teatro La Fenice in Venice in 1853, theatre management insisted that the opera be set in the early 18th Century. Verdi had wanted his opera in portrayed in contemporary times….