An imperfect realisation of Wagner’s comedy, but the music making more than compensates.
The former Artistic Director and Chief Executive of State Opera of South Australia has pleaded not guilty to four charges relating to alleged offences between 1988 and 1991.
Richard Wagner’s comic masterpiece explores the nature of art. As Kasper Holten’s production for Opera Australia opens in Melbourne, we examine why it's become a controversial target of revisionism in recent decades.
This new commission gives an old story an entertaining makeover with style-hopping music, comedy and feminist attitude.
Shane Lowrencev has withdrawn from Meistersinger, leaving the company to find its third Hans a week out from opening.
Thrilling take on Glass’s celebration of passive resistance will have you spinning cartwheels.
Two new Australian operas, an Estonian choir, the eight-hour theatrical tour-de-force Gatz and a host of "Made in WA" productions feature.
The November 2018 issue features Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Mandy Patinkin, Jan Vogler and Bill Murray, plus our 2019 Season Preview.
The soprano, who dropped the double bass for singing lessons as a teenager, talks about Puccini’s heroines, her multifaceted career, and her upcoming star turn as a mermaid.
Stockholm may be a long way from Darwin, but for the DSO's former Music Director it's home from home.
Ahead of its Australian premiere at the OzAsia Festival, we speak to director Kirsten Dehlholm about an opera drawing on Noh theatre and performed by the Latvian Radio Choir.
Friends and colleagues reflect on the life of the artist manager and founder of Diva Management, who lost her two-year battle with breast cancer earlier this month.
A report by Live Performance Australia has shown that much of Victoria's increase in audience and revenue share has been driven by musicals.