A glimpse of what opera could become post-COVID, as the artform embraces drive-ins, livestreams, virtual reality and digitally augmented live performances.
Mitchell Butel’s witty direction gives early Cavalli an enticing 21st-century makeover.
Operatic treatment enhances Mendelssohn's oratorio despite a smudgy accoustic.
The little company that could makes an impressive contribution to Melbourne’s merry month of Verdi.
Director and choreographer Matthew Barclay’s Carmen is a handsome looking production that more than satisfies the demands of a travelling outfit on its way to in excess of 30 cities
Directing Pinchgut Opera's first fully staged opera since the pandemic began, Mitchell Butel draws parallels between baroque opera and jazz.
Virtual performances and moving acceptance speeches define a traumatic year.
Rebecca Cassidy, Xenia Puskarz Thomas, Timothy Newton and Sofia Troncoso will take part in the program this year.
Digital opera finally comes to Melbourne with this feast for eyes and ears.
Sonya Yoncheva provides an eclectic soundtrack for the new world.
Fine musical choices let down by mixed cast and spotty direction.
Opera takes on love with a score inspired by light dancing on a spiderweb.
Intriguing verismo rarity from the man who finished off Turandot.