March 11, 2020

Natalie Aroyan: X Factor

Growing up, the Armenian-Australian soprano wanted to be the next Celine Dion. But as Justine Nguyen discovers, life had other plans for Natalie Aroyan, who is claiming her mantle as Australia’s next great Verdi soprano.

March 4, 2020

Making Waves

Missy Mazzoli has poured hope and light into her operatic version of Lars von Trier’s film headed for Adelaide. Tom Morris explains how he’s staging it, and why, as a man, he needed the composer’s blessing.