Not known as the natural language of opera, English turns out to have thrown up more gems than one might think.
Gewandhaus chief to succeed Barenboim at Italy's premiere opera house.
ACO and Dawn Upshaw get three nominations while Peter Coleman-Wright gets the nod for his Rape of Lucretia.
Jane Sheldon’s controlled intensity breathes life into Kancheli’s bleak masterpiece.
Australian bass-baritone and veteran of the Sutherland-Williamson Opera Company passes at 86.
Great Finnish bass-baritone and interpreter of Sibelius and Mozart passes at 79.
Carry on Cavalli complete with musical mix-ups, mayhem and Jason in the tub.
Not only a staggering work of imagination, Wagner's Ring Cycle also charts the vicissitudes of its composer.
Melbourne's new kids on the operatic block set off on a re-imagined Homeric adventure.
The Australian premiere of Kancheli's Exil promises a spiritual journey of hope and discovery.
The charismatic Franciscan has a second album in the classical hit parade but he’s alert to the lure of fame.
David Hansen takes the philandering title role in a 400-year-old opera receiving its Aussie premiere next month.
A stunning, if far from fairytale, ending to OA’s Ring.
German-Australian actress turned opera visionary Elke Neidhardt passes, aged 72.
Armfield and Vinke find the Mensch in the Ubermensch
The ACO's Richard Tognetti's in the Limelight hot-seat for a special December issue.
Another night of wonders and the best is saved ‘til last, but more of that later.
Feathers and speedos in the first part of Neil Armfield's Wagnerian vision gets this Ring off to a great start.
Australia's most respected director on what music means to him and how he learned to love Wagner’s epic.
As he prepares for his leading role in Opera Australia's new Ring, the Australian heldentenor talks Wagner.