As Ermonela Jaho prepares to take on Donizetti’s Three Queens, beginning with Anna Bolena, Justine Nguyen talks to the soprano about the role’s challenges and delves into the origins of the trilogy.
The enfant terrible of the Australian art scene is the subject of a new opera by Elena Kats-Chernin and Justin Fleming. They talk to Justine Nguyen about the challenges of translating this colourful, larger-than-life figure to the stage.
Artistic Director of State Opera of South Australia, Stuart Maunder, talks about his new initiative, The Lost Operas of Oz, which sees the company stage three neglected Australian operas in 2019.
The Italian director and designer, renowned for his extravagant opera stagings, has passed away at age 96.
Falla’s breakthrough gets another airing, flamenco and all.
Osnabrück rediscovers a hit that the Nazis preferred to miss.
Bruch’s early effort proves a Wagner-lite siren song.
A rich realisation of Monteverdi's humane drama.
Acclaimed New Zealand tenor Simon O’Neill will take on the title role in the company's semi-staged production, which coincides with Opera Australia's recently announced Ring Cycle in Brisbane.
As she ticks off another decade, the great German mezzo Brigitte Fassbaender talks to Clive Paget about her continuing legacy.
The celebrated bass-baritone tells us about his forthcoming Australian concerts, his first cruise, his new opera roles, and why he won’t be bringing his Welsh Rugby Union jumper on his trip Down Under.
Pianist and researcher Jeanell Carrigan has newly orchestrated the Dutch-Australian composer’s legendary opera.
A soprano's highly welcome return shows her mastery of the recital stage.