Samantha Clarke, a student of Yvonne Kenny's, has received the school's most esteemed award for soloists.
Rossini’s rarely-performed opera was written for the coronation of a king, with all the excess that entails. Director Damiano Michieletto explains how he got to grips with an opera that’s more showpiece than drama, and why he had to set it in an art gallery.
The 90-year-old composer used a megaphone to air his long-held grievances about Opera Australia as the houselights went down.
The scholarship provides the Opera Australia Principal Artist the invaluable opportunity to travel overseas and further develop her international profile.
A muse to Chopin, Berlioz and Liszt, Pauline Viardot was also an accomplished singer, pianist and composer. We celebrate the long life of one of the 19th-century’s brightest stars.
The $100,000 Art Music Fund for 2019 has been awarded to nine recipients for the creation of new works.
With a modest operating surplus of $342,667 (up from an operating deficit of $2.1 million the year before) the company’s bottom line was bolstered by a number of significant bequests.
Inside the issue: Ute Lemper, Requiems to die for, Rossini's Il Viaggio a Reims, ZOFO's new Pictures at an Exhibition, the Bolshoi Ballet and more.
The company’s starry production of Artaserse has been named best Rediscovered Work.
Opera Queensland's production of Verdi's Requiem for the Bleach* Festival will draw on the natural environment of the Gold Coast, with a few surprises thrown in.
The first musical to be staged for Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour surpassed ticket sales for 2015’s production of Aida.
The British soprano was a distinguished exponent of works by Benjamin Britten.
Reid's "disconcertingly sweet" opera p r i s m explores the lingering effects of sexual trauma.