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…

See ‘Lucia’ Before She Leaves Town
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See ‘Lucia’ Before She Leaves Town

Soprano Jessica Pratt and tenor Michael Fabiano are the undoubted stars of Opera Australia’s current production of Donizetti’s  bel canto masterpiece Lucia di Lammermoor. Along with a strong supporting cast, the Opera Australia Chorus and the Opera Australia Orchestra, audiences and critics have been both moved and amazed by the stellar  musical and dramatic performances….

The Nose Opens In Sydney
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The Nose Opens In Sydney

Barrie Kosky’s new production of the rarely performed Shostakovich classic The Nose, for Opera Australia, premieres in Sydney this summer, following its critically acclaimed debut at the Royal Opera in London in 2017. A co-production with the Royal Opera, Covent Garden and Berlin’s Komische Oper, The Nose was widely praised described by The Spectator as…