Pinchgut Opera present the 400-year overdue Australian premiere of Cavalli’s Il Giasone – a prime example of their pioneering work.
Pinchgut Opera is one of those modest companies who regularly punch above their weight. Cavalli’s Il Giasone is a prime example. Here's a rehearsal preview of the Australian premiere of a semi-forgotten work, 400 years or so after it was written.
Judy Cassab is one of Australia’s best-loved portrait painters. The Artist's Diary currently showing at the National Portrait Gallery profiles six decades of Cassab's work, from the early portrait commissions of the 1950s to later paintings that have helped confirm her eminent place in the canon of Australian art.
Opera Australia unveils Götterdämmerung – the final part of Neil Armfield's vision of Richard Wagner's operatic tetrology.
This exhibition of 134 works by 96 artists presents three of the most fundamental artistic genres which link and transcend the ‘isms’ of twentieth century art, from Impressionism, Cubism, Surrealism and beyond to the art of today. Many of the most important artists of the 20th century are represented, including Cézanne, Kahlo, Klimt, Picasso and van Gogh in a visually stunning display of works that reinvented Landscape, Still Life and Portraiture in their time.
Opera Australia unveils Siegfried – part three of Neil Armfield's vision of Richard Wagner's operatic tetrology.
Opera Australia unveil Die Walküre – part two of Neil Armfield's vision of Richard Wagner's mighty operatic tetrology.
Opera Australia unveil Neil Armfield's vision of Richard Wagner's mighty operatic tetrology beginning with Das Rheingold.
America: Painting a Nation is the most expansive survey of American painting ever presented in Australia. With over 80 works, ranging from 1750 to 1966, this exhibition at the State Gallery of New South Wales covers more than 200 years of American art, history and experience.
Sculpture by the Sea runs from Bondi Beach to Tamarama until November 10. This year's iconic outdoor event proves as playful and family friendly as ever.
Based on the 1988 film with music and lyrics by David Yazbek and book by Jeffrey Lane, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels at Sydney's Theatre Royal centres on two con men on the French Riviera. The first is the suave, sophisticated and successful Lawrence Jameson, the other, a small-time crook named Freddy Benson.
This year’s Blake Prize has been awarded posthumously to Indigenous artist Trevor Nickolls for his painting Metamorphosis. The $25,000 art prize, now in its 62nd year, accepts paintings, photos, sculptures and videos that explore religion and spirituality. The shortlisted artworks will be shown at Galleries UNSW at the College of Fine Arts, Sydney from October 18 to November 16.
Zubin Mehta headed south of the equator to conduct the Australian World Orchestra in what is already being referred to as "the concert of the year". Stravinsky and Mahler were on the bill of fare.
The iconic Italian pianist was a hit at this year's iTunes Festival at the Roundhouse in Camden, London.
The controversial Metropolitan Opera Gala performance of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin has gone ahead amidst turbulent scenes. Outside the Lincoln Center a substantial picket line holding a 50-foot banner chanted slogans as patrons arrived.