Opera Review: Aida/ Opera Australia
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Opera Review: Aida/ Opera Australia

Aida, Opera Australia 18 July, 2018 Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House, Written by Deen Hamaker Since opera emerged in late 16th century Italy, the art form has frequently been at the forefront of the use of new technology in the theatre. Many theatrical conventions common today, such as sophisticated lighting and complex set changes,…

The Melbourne Ring Cycle 2016 – A Preview
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The Melbourne Ring Cycle 2016 – A Preview

We’re just back from Melbourne where, over the last week SoundsLikeSydney has been sitting in on the final rehearsals for Opera Australia’s 2016 production of Wagner’s Ring Cycle which opens tomorrow night at Melbourne’s State Theatre. The verdict? We can’t give away too much, but we can say that this is a superlative production of…

The Ring Cycle 2016 – Image Gallery
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The Ring Cycle 2016 – Image Gallery

Opera Australia’s brilliant production of Wagner’s Ring Cycle opens in Melbourne this week. SoundsLikeSydney has been in Melbourne watching the final week of rehearsals. It is a must see! To whet your appetite, here are some images from this epic cycle of four operas which tells the tale of three generations of gods and goddesses,…