Carmen Comes To Town
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Carmen Comes To Town

John Bell’s vibrant production of Bizet’s opera Carmen returns to the Joan Sutherland Theatre this summer with five singers making their Opera Australia debuts, bringing new life to an enduring, critically acclaimed favourite. Since debuting in 1875, Carmen has become an international sensation and is now one of the most popular, most often-performed operas in…

Opera Review: Werther/ Opera Australia
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Opera Review: Werther/ Opera Australia

Werther. Opera Australia Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House 22 February 2019 The winter snows melt and the chilly scene is transformed into one that is resplendent with the abundance of summer – fruit, flowers, wheat, grapes and the promise of re-birth as the children of the village rehearse a Christmas carol. In stark contrast…

Opera Australia Revives Moshinsky’s ‘Rigoletto’
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Opera Australia Revives Moshinsky’s ‘Rigoletto’

Opera Australia is reviving Elijah Moshinsky’s classic interpretation of Verdi’s Rigoletto this winter. This popular interpretation is ritzy, sensual and bursting with colour; its characters are unconventional and its music is unforgettable in a story that is as much about obsession as it is about love. Elijah Moshinsky’s resplendent vision embraces the full glamour of Fellini’s…