The New Zealand tenor has taken out the major prize at the IFAC Handa Australian Singing Competition.
Recording WASO’s concert performance of Tristan und Isolde with Asher Fisch and Stuart Skelton was a huge challenge, says producer Virginia Read, but also a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Bel canto specialist Helena Dix leads Norma’s long awaited return to Melbourne.
Philippe Jaroussky was one of the first countertenors to meet with international stardom. He tells Mélissa Lesnie about his new album, conducting his first opera, and passing on what he’s learned.
Excellent vocal and dramatic performances in an updated production that preserves Offenbach’s deliciously frothy music and biting satire.
Opera Australia brings Strindberg's strange, purgatorial world to the Scenery Workshop.
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.
Salome and Die Tote Stadt should satisfy opera lovers and gore aficionados, while Tommy does the rest.
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.