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Green Room Award Nominations For 2016

Noinations for the 2016 Green Room Awards have just been announced. The Green Room Awards are Melbourne‚Äôs performing arts awards. Since 1982 they have been awarded in recognition of excellence in a variety of categories including Cabaret, Dance, Musical Theatre, Opera, Theatre and Alternative and Hybrid Performance productions. Yes – it’s a Melbourne accolade, but…

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 Look Book
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The Ring Cycle Look Book

In just under three weeks, Opera Australia’s reprise production of Wagner’s The Ring Cycle opens in Melbourne. Returning to the production from its 2013 debut, are heldentenor Stefan Vinke as Siegfried, Jud Arthur as Fafner/Hunding, Jacqueline Dark as Fricka, and Lorina Gore, Domenica Matthews and Jane Ede as the Rhinemaidens. Neil Armfield will again direct…