Jonathan Biggins and Phillip Scott’s irreverent update would surely have delighted Offenbach.
Murder in the Dark: light, shadow, movement and music illuminate the Passion of Christ.
Maybe not Caruso’s ‘dream team’ but this revival of Verdi’s blockbuster has its moments.
Stellar performance: this powerful orchestral odyssey does Kubrick’s genius justice.
Handel dons a mohawk: worlds collide in a high-fashion feast of Baroque-punk splendour.
Melbourne Recital Centre Saturday, Dec 1
Peter Maxwell Davies rocks the boat with his operatic thriller about the suspicious disappearance of three lighthouse keepers.
Pirates… But not as we know ‘em!
November 2–3 Studio, Sydney Opera House
Sydney Theatre October 29 (until November 4)
Bell Shakespeare, dir Lee Lewis Playhouse, Sydney Opera House October 25
Superstar mezzo Cecilia Bartoli graces the November cover and reveals her daring mission.
Starring Cheryl Barker, John Wegner et al; Opera Australia Sydney Opera House, October 12