This modern opera, telling a tragic love story in reverse, is strong conceptually, but with a lot of haze.
This production certainly glitters visually, but all is not gold.
An interesting production not without its problems, balanced by some strong performances.
She made her operatic debut at 28 as Lucia, so it takes a lot to faze this British-born, Australian soprano. Ahead of her Sydney debut, she tells us why doing the role feels like going home.
Young singers specialising in bel canto can win the chance to travel to Italy for an intensive study period.
The Space Between by Paul Grabowsky and writer Steve Vizard is a tribute to the operatic heroine.
Australian singers abound, including a dastardly Peter Coleman-Wright as Don Alfonso, in Opera Holland Park's Così.
Ahead of her turn as Lehár’s plucky heroine, the soprano tells us why the best operetta is like making a meringue.
After directing Theodora for Pinchgut in 2016, Lindy Hume is back to tackle another Handel oratorio, this time Athalia. She writes about why this rather arcane work is another Handelian masterpiece.
Wagner pinned his hopes on one young singer, but then it all went tragically wrong.
The six singers will receive performance and cover opportunities, as well as attending workshops dedicated to role preparation as part of the program.
Liza Lim's 'cut-out' opera about life, death and the consequences of mad scientists has earned itself a second staging.
As he prepares to make his Australian debut, the veteran American baritone talks Mahler, Bernstein, American art song, and why he finds pandas so adorable.