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2013 – A Retrospective

2 0 1 3   As 2013 makes its way into history, we take a look at some of the music that captured our imagination here in Sydney during the year – The celebrations surrounding the Wagner, Verdi and Britten centenaries dominated, with the Sydney Symphony showcasing its incoming conductor David Robertson in performances of Verdi’s Requiem and a concert…

‘Giasone’ – It’s Really About The Women
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‘Giasone’ – It’s Really About The Women

  Don’t be misled by the seemingly masculine focussed title and synopsis of Cavalli’s Giasone. The opera which Pinchgut Opera is presenting with an all Australian cast  in Sydney this week is as much about the rivalry between the two powerful women who are at the centre of the drama, distracting the hero from his…

Study Pinchgut’s ‘Il Giasone’ with Northside Opera Study Group
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Study Pinchgut’s ‘Il Giasone’ with Northside Opera Study Group

Northside Opera Study group invites you to learn more about opera through their weekly meetings. Next week,  on Monday 23rd September, Pinchgut Opera will speak about their 2013 production, Il Giasone (Jason) by Cavalli. This production is loosely based on the story of Jason and The Golden Fleece. It was the most often-performed opera in Venice in the 17th Century….