Soprano Vida Miknevičiūtė triumphs in this musically and visually exciting season opener.
After collaborating on successful productions of The King And I and South Pacific, OA and John Frost are to stage another Rodgers and Hammerstein musical.
Melbourne’s annual awards ceremony for the performing arts takes stock of 2019’s best and brightest.
Opera Australia is hosting a free behind-the-scenes tour for audiences on Sunday February 23.
The iconic Italian soprano, with a voice of surpassing freshness and beauty, has died at 84.
Mozart’s Requiem is a cornerstone of the classical canon, a powerful mass for the dead written by the composer on his deathbed. Ahead of its premiere at the Adelaide Festival, Justine Nguyen learns how Romeo Castellucci has staged it as a celebration of life instead.
Peter Coleman-Wright, the Artistic Director of the new opera company, announces the 2020 program, with an appeal for more financial support.
A modest yet mostly satisfying production of Beethoven’s only opera.
A humble yet powerful opera about the transgender experience makes its Australian debut.
The Russian soprano, who made her La Scala debut at just 23 years old, talks to Justine Nguyen about her lucky breaks, the extraordinary musicianship of Renata Scotto, and saying goodbye to Gilda.
In the 250th anniversary year of Beethoven’s birth, Melbourne Opera is tackling his only opera, Fidelio. Conductor Anthony Negus discusses the work’s power and the influence of one of its greatest interpreters.
Jansson J. Antmann talks to Neil Armfield and artist Abdul Abdullah about how religious, sexual and identity politics feature in many of the works in this year's Adelaide Festival.
Discover our readers' and critics' favourite artists of 2019, learn about Beethoven's final tempestuous year, and celebrate Musica Viva as it turns 75.