Opera Review: Faust/ Opera Australia
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Opera Review: Faust/ Opera Australia

Faust – Charles Gounod Opera Australia Sydney Opera House, February 10, 2020 When New York’s Metropolitan Opera opened its doors on October 22, 1883, the company performed Gounod’s Faust, chosen, it is quoted in The Nation a few days later, for its “ greater variety of vocal and orchestral effects than any one of the…

Opera Review: Il Viaggio A Reims/ Opera Australia
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Opera Review: Il Viaggio A Reims/ Opera Australia

Il Viaggio a Reims Opera Australia Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House, October 24th, 2019 Written by Victoria Watson The father of 19th century bel canto Gioachino Rossini wrote Il Viaggio a Reims specifically to coincide with and celebrate the 1825 coronation of the previously exiled King Charles X at Reims in rural France. The libretto…

Russian Soprano Irina Lungu  Sings Gilda In Rigoletto
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Russian Soprano Irina Lungu Sings Gilda In Rigoletto

Russian soprano Irina Lungu is set to make her Australian debut as Gilda in Opera Australia’s winter production of  Verdi’s Rigoletto at the Sydney Opera House opening on 6 July till 2 August. (Season goes till 24 August). Ms Lungu has performed the role of Gilda to great acclaim at her debuts at the Metropolitan Opera…