Simone Young, Barrie Kosky, Brett Dean, Dane Lam and Lauren Fagan – are among the artists nominated for this year’s International Opera Awards, the best Australian showing since the Awards were launched in 2013. The finalists were selected by an international jury of 28, chaired by Opera Magazine Editor John Allison and including Opera Queensland outgoing AD Lindy Hume and Opera Australia head Lyndon Terracini.

“It’s gratifying to see how the International Opera Awards just keep growing,” said jury Chairman...

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