Classical music and opera have a special role to play in these scenes.
One of Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau’s last heart-to-hearts; Simone Young on Wagner; 16 opera legends choose their own best disc.
Kiri Te Kanawa, Mirella Freni, Ben Heppner and more reminisce about their most cherished albums.
A Gilbert & Sullivan junkie’s take on how the Savoy Operas became part of Australia’s theatrical DNA.
Philip Glass at 75, inside the Sydney International Piano Competition, Barenboim on world peace.
Is the Golden Age of the voice coming to an end as the barihunks and high-fashion divas take over?
The Wagnerian soprano’s hotly anticipated Australian debut has been cancelled.
Melbourne’s intrepid contemporary opera group releases two CDs in a bold recording venture.
City Recital Hall, Angel Place Tuesday, June 12
Joyce DiDonato takes no prisoners; Behzod Abduraimov’s diabolical debut; Piers Lane and the Goldner Quartet…
Why director-driven travesty beats bland traditionalism in opera any day.
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The festival teams the world’s hottest bands with orchestras and innovative composers.