The 40th anniversary season will feature Lorelei, a new Marriage of Figaro and Aida with Opera Australia, as well as a regional tour of Are You Lonesome Tonight, which combines opera and country music.
The American mezzo on the team spirit behind a new recording and a role to get her teeth into.
Next year will see the long-awaited return of Richard Meale’s Voss, as well as four world premieres by Australian composers.
The news of a staged concert of Voss in September follows the announcement earlier this month of two performances of Carousel in March.
The season includes the world premiere of the first opera performed in Noongar language, a new musical theatre work by Tim Finn performed in English and Tahitian, and a Figaro double.
Lisa Gasteen and a cast of young singers offer unprecedented insight into the world of opera in this must-see documentary film.
Adelaide Festival Co-Artistic Directors Rachel Healy and Neil Armfield have been honoured with the Arts Leadership Award.
In his new book, Alex Ross walks fearlessly into the snake pit of opinion and, in his words, “restores the magnificent confusion of what it means to be a Wagnerian”. In this extract, he looks at Wagner, women and love.
The Festival de Ópera do Paraná in Brazil has become a headline cultural event, breaking down barriers and attracting wider and younger audiences.
Find out what's on stage and streaming online in December from Limelight editors Jo Litson, Angus McPherson and Clive Paget.
Das Rheingold will open at Melbourne's newly renovated Regent Theatre in February, with the Cycle culminating in 2023.
The entirely WA program takes the river as its theme and includes a range of new work, with a strong Noongar component.
In this new production, directed by Joseph Mitchell and conducted by its composer Richard Mills, the opera has finally found its place and worth.