Delightful takes on 1980s pop songs bookend an almost nonsensical chamber opera.
Concert performances of Fidelio by WASO, the return of Cloudstreet and a celebration of Gurrumul are among the shows announced.
Lyric Opera of Melbourne's new production of Barry Conyngham's 1984 opera about aeronautical pioneer Lawrence Hargrave is enriching and ennobling for all.
The versatile director discusses his touring production of Hair, opening tonight, The Selfish Giant for VO, and a new song cycle.
Hilary Bell's smart libretto underpins an intriguing new opera about the first woman to run for president of the US.
Two operas rarely seen in Australia, some more familiar fare, four musicals, digital stagings and the future of opera – OA's Lyndon Terracini discusses the lot.
Lorelei gets a second life, Opera Australia's digital Aida comes to town, and Simon O'Neill stars in Tristan und Isolde.
The Bulgarian soprano has joined those rallying to the tenor’s defence following allegations of sexual harassment, while some opera houses have cancelled performances and others are watching the situation closely.
Naseema Sparks will Chair the Classical Music Board while Opera Australia CEO Rory Jeffes heads up the Opera, Musical Theatre & Chorus Board.
New York's premier summer festival may not be mostly Mozart these days, but it sure has plenty to offer.
One of those all-too-rare opportunities where both artistically and technically, this was a flawless performance.
The soprano will use her $43,000 scholarship to study at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London.
The German soprano tells us about her inspirations and what it was liking stepping in at late notice for WASO's Tristan und Isolde last year.