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Opera Queensland: The Marriage of Figaro

QPAC South Bank
Opera Queensland’s most anticipated outing this season is this brand-new production of Mozart’s masterly take on Beaumarchais’s comedy of manners. Musical standards are in the capable hands of returning Aussie maestro Dane Lam, while OQ Artistic Director Patrick Nolan’s new staging, designed by Marg Horwell, features an impressive looking cast…
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Circle in the Sand: After Aida

Alex Theatre 135 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda
Five actors, four opera singers, and one iconic opera in the making. Julian Mitchell's witty, insightful comedy about the creation of Verdi's "Otello" is presented as a staged reading / concert performance for two nights only - Friday July 30 (8:00PM) and Sunday August 1 (6:00PM). It is 1879. Giuseppe…
Editor's Choice Recurring

Opera Queensland: The Marriage of Figaro

QPAC South Bank
Opera Queensland’s most anticipated outing this season is this brand-new production of Mozart’s masterly take on Beaumarchais’s comedy of manners. Musical standards are in the capable hands of returning Aussie maestro Dane Lam, while OQ Artistic Director Patrick Nolan’s new staging, designed by Marg Horwell, features an impressive looking cast…
Recurring

Circle in the Sand: After Aida

Alex Theatre 135 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda
Five actors, four opera singers, and one iconic opera in the making. Julian Mitchell's witty, insightful comedy about the creation of Verdi's "Otello" is presented as a staged reading / concert performance for two nights only - Friday July 30 (8:00PM) and Sunday August 1 (6:00PM). It is 1879. Giuseppe…
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Opera Queensland: A Poet’s Love – Sarah Crane, Shaun Brown and Alex Ranieri

Opera Queensland Studio South Bank
In association with the Brisbane Music Festival, Opera Queensland presents a vocal recital with soprano Sarah Crane, baritone Shaun Brown and BMF Artistic Director, pianist Alex Raineri. Entitled A Poet’s Love, it features pinnacles of 19th-century German poetry by Heinrich Heine, in the form of Schumann’s celebrated song cycle Dichterliebe,…
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Opera Australia: Carmen

Darwin Entertainment Centre Darwin
Coronavirus may have put paid to Opera Australia’s 2020 regional offering, but opera lovers will be able to take advantage of this year’s twice-the-distance ‘mega-tour’ celebrating the 25th anniversary of the company’s national touring program. From May to August, Matthew Barclay’s new production of Carmen will be staged by a travelling…
Editor's Choice Recurring

Opera Queensland: A Poet’s Love – Sarah Crane, Shaun Brown and Alex Ranieri

Opera Queensland Studio South Bank
In association with the Brisbane Music Festival, Opera Queensland presents a vocal recital with soprano Sarah Crane, baritone Shaun Brown and BMF Artistic Director, pianist Alex Raineri. Entitled A Poet’s Love, it features pinnacles of 19th-century German poetry by Heinrich Heine, in the form of Schumann’s celebrated song cycle Dichterliebe,…
Editor's Choice Recurring

Opera Australia: Carmen

Darwin Entertainment Centre Darwin
Coronavirus may have put paid to Opera Australia’s 2020 regional offering, but opera lovers will be able to take advantage of this year’s twice-the-distance ‘mega-tour’ celebrating the 25th anniversary of the company’s national touring program. From May to August, Matthew Barclay’s new production of Carmen will be staged by a travelling…
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Melbourne Opera: Bel Canto Spectacular

Athenaeum Theatre 188 Collins Street, Melbourne
Melbourne Opera honours its founding Patron-In-Chief Lady Potter on her 90th birthday with a bel canto concert. Helena Dix, who headlines, is joined by Samuel Sakker, Christopher Hillier, members of the Richard Divall Emerging Artists Program, the Melbourne Opera Chorus and Orchestra, and conductors Greg Hocking and Raymond Lawrence. The…
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West Australian Opera: Star Navigator (Ihitai ‘Avei’ A)

Perth Concert Hall Perth
WA Opera premieres a new work by Tim Finn based on the true story of Tupaia, a Tahitian star navigator who sailed with Captain James Cook on the Endeavour. Sung in English and Tahitian, it recounts the 1769 meeting of the two mariners, each from very different backgrounds, but equally…
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Victorian Opera: The Who’s Tommy

Palais Theatre St Kilda
Victorian Opera ventures into rock opera with one of its earliest and most effective examples. The Who’s Tommy, the story of a traumatised deaf, dumb and blind boy who becomes first a pinball champion and ultimately a cult guru started life as a concept album before making the leap to…
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Victorian Opera: The Who’s Tommy

Palais Theatre St Kilda
Victorian Opera ventures into rock opera with one of its earliest and most effective examples. The Who’s Tommy, the story of a traumatised deaf, dumb and blind boy who becomes first a pinball champion and ultimately a cult guru started life as a concept album before making the leap to…