Kiandra Howarth has won the Bel Canto Award, while Finnish soprano Hannakaisa Nyrönen has taken home the Elizabeth Connell Prize.
Soon to unveil her Norma for Melbourne Opera, the Australian soprano talks about the challenges of accompanied recitative, the tension between words and music, and putting her own stamp on bel canto's Mt Everest.
Singers from Australia, New Zealand, China and Hong Kong will compete for a place in the Cup’s semi-final this October.
Director Greg Eldridge discusses how he’s coming to grips with Aribert Reimann’s Ghost Sonata, an operatic adaptation of a Strindberg play that’s all about the lies we tell ourselves in order to survive.
A revival of Summer of the Seventeenth Doll, a Verdi blockbuster, two musicals and a visit from Les Arts Florissants.
The beloved soprano reflects on her new role as WAAPA’s Head of Classical Voice and Opera Studies ahead of her From Broadway to La Scala tour.
Shania Eliassen and Matthew Dixon were presented with awards after attending a masterclass with Richard Bonynge.
Delightful takes on 1980s pop songs bookend an almost nonsensical chamber opera.
Concert performances of Fidelio by WASO, the return of Cloudstreet and a celebration of Gurrumul are among the shows announced.
Power and passion from performers at the top of their game.
Lyric Opera of Melbourne's new production of Barry Conyngham's 1984 opera about aeronautical pioneer Lawrence Hargrave is enriching and ennobling for all.
Hilary Bell's smart libretto underpins an intriguing new opera about the first woman to run for president of the US.
Lorelei gets a second life, Opera Australia's digital Aida comes to town, and Simon O'Neill stars in Tristan und Isolde.