Opera Australia has announced its most extravagant, expensive undertaking to date: a lavish <i>La Traviata</i> on Sydney Harbour. But will dazzled audiences new to opera take to the regular indoor season like ducks to water?
Next year Opera Australia will at last fully capitalise on the uniquely beautiful surroundings of the Sydney Opera House, by staging <i>La traviata</i> against the spectacular readymade background of the Sydney Harbour. Here in Santa Fe, they cottoned on
In the midst of Opera Australia's acclaimed run of Richard Strauss's conversation piece, <em>Capriccio, </em>Conal Coad — who plays the impresario La Roche — was kind enough to answer a few questions about the opera, his role, and dirty weeken