Moffatt Oxenbould pays tribute to the singer admired for his work with Neil Armfield and Richard Hickox.
Opera Queensland has announced Julian Gavin is unable to perform due to prolonged illness.
Handel Partenope Opera Australia Opera Theatre, Sydney Opera House March 12 – 31
Sacrificium Cecilia Bartoli, mezzo-soprano Sergio Ciomei, piano Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House March 15, 2011
Italian conductor Riccardo Muti scoops classical music’s largest cash prize.
Pub opera instead of pub rock: Olivier Award for young Australian’s new La Bohème, performed in a tavern.
Could Southern China’s new cultural beacon eclipse the Sydney Opera House?
Music director Christian Curnyn wants to show Australia a lighter side of Handel in bold, tragi-comic romp Partenope.
Another rarity rescued by Australia’s Baroque opera crusaders.
Italian mezzo soprano Cecilia Bartoli has conquered the world’s great opera houses, turned Salieri into a bestseller and become a saviour of the classical recording industry… But she has never, until now, performed in Australia. Francis Merson spoke to Cecilia on the eve of her maiden tour.
A new opera based on the life of actress and model Anna Nicole Smith has premiered in London, to surprisingly positive first reviews.
Soprano Elena Xanthoudakis has become the first Australian to win a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award.