John Wegner’s stellar career as a Wagnerian baritone took him all over the world, before illness forced his untimely retirement. Clive Paget meets the local boy who conquered Bayreuth.
The Australian Heldenbaritone was a noted Wagnerian and leading singer at Bayreuth.
Get to know soprano Laura Wilde ahead of her debut Down Under in the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra’s Hansel and Gretel.
The conductor tells us about his Tristan und Isolde, Limelight's Opera Recording of the Year 2019, and what's next on his bucket list for WASO.
Lovers united in ABC Classic style.
Sir Mark Elder’s first-thoughts Puccini may well give you the willis.
The company has teamed up with Google for a prototype app that sees singers perform The Magic Flute inside users' homes.
Overthought at times, but Barber’s forgotten gem shows much promise.
One of the young Sutherland’s early hits rises from the vaults.
Hyperactive, if nostalgic Flute comes with a shock ending.
Stanhope’s take on Vlad mixes a faux band with real singers.
Dazzling debut – Lise Davidsen lives up to expectations.
New Zealand bass-baritone Teddy Tahu Rhodes tells Angus McPherson about the “lucky break” that took him from accounting to international opera stardom, why he’s loving the roles he’s getting in his 50s, and why sometimes it’s OK to be booed.