Davis’s radiant account of the score nearly has the soloists to match.
A nicely engineered, well balanced recording of a work that is surprising, appealing, and thoroughly recommendable.
The Gabrieli Consort & Players strikes Purcellian gold again.
Superbly sung and beautifully acted, even if the concept remains somewhat impenetrable.
An opulent new recording of a forgotten classic.
Subject matter aside, Spontini revival enjoys another welcome boost.
The company has told staff that it is selling its Alexandria warehouse and undertaking an organisational restructure, which will include redundancies.
Kaufmann is a vital, virile Otello but perhaps the biggest star is the orchestra under Antonio Pappano.
The new Ring Cycle, directed by Chen Shi-Zheng, will kick off at the end of October next year, after the COVID-19 pandemic forced the company to reschedule.
Chantal Santon Jeffery is one soprano to keep an eye on.
Opera Australia’s digital Ring Cycle, directed by Chen Shi-Zheng, was scheduled to open in Brisbane this November, but will now be staged in 2021.
The company has adapted an opera it staged for babies and toddlers earlier this year into an interactive digital book called Baby Bilby Sings.
Fairy tales meet up with choral works and definitely go to the ball.