Director Greg Eldridge discusses how he’s coming to grips with Aribert Reimann’s Ghost Sonata, an operatic adaptation of a Strindberg play that’s all about the lies we tell ourselves in order to survive.
Love, torture and death are all vividly painted in Janáček’s rhapsody for orchestra Taras Bulba. Australian World Orchestra Artistic Director and Janáček specialist Alexander Briger tells us about the Czech composer’s Russian obsession and why his retelling of Gogol’s bloody tale is one of his greatest masterpieces.
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