John Wegner’s stellar career as a Wagnerian baritone took him all over the world, before illness forced his untimely retirement. Clive Paget meets the local boy who conquered Bayreuth.
The conductor tells us about his Tristan und Isolde, Limelight's Opera Recording of the Year 2019, and what's next on his bucket list for WASO.
Lovers united in ABC Classic style.
Tearing at the heartstrings, this stunning, sensitive production is the perfect ticket for opera novice and specialist alike.
New Zealand bass-baritone Teddy Tahu Rhodes tells Angus McPherson about the “lucky break” that took him from accounting to international opera stardom, why he’s loving the roles he’s getting in his 50s, and why sometimes it’s OK to be booed.
A successful, very funny production set in a colourful Japan, referred to by director Stuart Maunder as "Hello Kitty on steroids", that does away with G & S's japonaiserie.
The Welsh superstar demonstrates both artistry and a sense of play in latest Australian outing.
Opening with a week dedicated to First Nations performances, Iain Grandage’s first program as Artistic Director spans a Noongar language adaptation of Macbeth to Cloudstreet, Philip Glass with puppets, and Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel in the park.
Ahead of its burlesque take on The Tales of Hoffmann, Emotionworks Cut Opera’s Julie Edwardson discusses the company’s mission, performing in a cabaret environment, and taking on the opera purist.
Young singers will have the opportunity to further their careers both in Australia and overseas through the newly created scholarships.
An operatic adaptation of Lars von Trier’s Breaking the Waves, a trio of choreographic responses to Beethoven’s Grosse Fuge, and choral settings of all 150 psalms are amongst the highlights.
As his contract is renewed until the end of 2023, Terracini discusses his 10 years at OA, the introduction of musicals and digital productions, and getting married.
Lisette Oropesa proved a worthy winner of this year's Award, and the support were no slouches either.