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Opera

The operatic version of Patrick White’s novel is legendary. How long have we to wait before someone takes up the cause?
Even in Benjamin Britten’s day, his operatic treatment of Livy’s reported act of Etruscan on Roman violence raised eyebrows.
"Tickets are much cheaper than for most major sporting fixtures" he points out ahead of Queensland Con's L'enfant double bill.
We look at how the cup of the Last Supper cast its spell over one of music’s great agnostics.
The German soprano's Meyerbeer disc is Limelight's Recording of the Month for August 2017.
After his triumph as King Roger, the Australian baritone is excited (and nerve-wracked) to perform with Jonas Kaufmann.
Two Wagner operas lie at the heart of the tenor's repertoire. We grilled him on all things Wagner ahead of his Aussie Parsifal.
The work in progress showing of Cat Hope's new experimental sound opera left one writer virtually speechless.
The Aussie bass triumphed at the 2017 Opera Awards, giving him the opportunity to hone his craft abroad.
After making her name on the international scene, the soprano returns to her hometown for Wagner's Lohengrin.

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