Fine singing and production impel Verdi’s ‘Forza’
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Fine singing and production impel Verdi’s ‘Forza’

La Forza del Destino  –  Giuseppi Verdi Opera Australia 29 June 2013 Opera Australia’s Sydney Winter Season opened on Saturday 29 June with a new production of Verdi’s La Forza del Destino which is part of the company’s commemoration of the bi-centenary of Verdi’s birth.  It is 16 years since the company staged this work…

Falstaff photo gallery
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Falstaff photo gallery

Get a taste of Verdi’s rambunctious opera Verdi’s Falstaff  which opened in Sydney last Friday.  Warwick Fyfe sings the bawdy title role with Amelia Farrugia, Jacqueline Dark, Domenica Matthews, Lorina Gore, John Longmuir, Graeme McFarlane and Jud Arthur and Kanen Breen as the twin numbskulls Pistol and Bardolph adding burlesque and slapstick to their hugely demanding vocal performances….

Simon says “See Falstaff”
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Simon says “See Falstaff”

Image by Branco Gaica, courtesy Opera Australia. Opera Australia’s production of Falstaff opens in the Joan Sutherland Theatre of the Sydney Opera House tonight, Friday February 15th, in its continuing ‘Verdi-fest’. Based on Shakespeare’s comic play The Merry Wives of Windsor, this production is directed by Simon Phillips and conducted by Antony Walker. Warwick Fyfe…