As she prepares to unveil her Salome for Opera Australia, soprano Lise Lindstrom discusses the role’s myriad challenges, finding empathy for a ruined princess, and why she had to leave Nilsson behind.
The American soprano on mixed heritage, Peter Sellars and John Adams, and curating at NY's Met Museum.
Michael Fabiano makes a promising role debut, but the real star is Elena Maximova's vividly realised Charlotte.
Returning to perform in Opera in the Market after a decade, the soprano discusses what it's like to work with young singers, her artistic ethos, and the joys of audience reaction.
First presented to Dame Joan Sutherland, the Opera Australia Trophy recognises Moshinsky’s service to the company and contribution to Australia’s operatic landscape.
A delightful production that is as intoxicating as Papageno's pink cocktail, while acknowledging the darker elements in Mozart's opera.
A musically excellent, perceptively designed and directed production of Wagner’s final opera.
Luke Styles’ strong score is impressive in this new chamber opera, though the storytelling could be developed.
Melbourne’s yearly awards ceremony for the performing arts celebrates 2018's outstanding achievements.
The stars of Victorian Opera’s upcoming production of Parsifal talk the holy fool and the wandering Jew.
He is regularly reviled as something of a monster, but as Michael Scott Rohan finds out, a closer look at Richard Wagner – and in particular his music – reveals a more genial side to the German composer.
Opera Australia has introduced a new program for people who’d love to go to the opera but have no-one to go with. Heathcliffe Auchinachie agreed to try it out for us.
A musical Russian arc from a modern English maestro.