Sunday, June 16, 2019
An opera-informative and sharp-looking new work from Victorian Opera with Alice Through the Opera Glass
In my time, I’ve seen a good few kiddie-orientated opera works, although none ever experienced during childhood. Now, one of the most rewa...
Friday, June 14, 2019
A translucent, introspectively drawn drama resonates with beauty in Pinchgut Opera's The Return of Ulysses in Sydney
Pause. And think about this. You’re experiencing live a nearly 400 year old music drama based on the second oldest extant work of Western ...
Friday, May 31, 2019
A Rossini rarity, Il Viaggio a Reims, exhibits itself as an exuberant modern masterpiece for Opera Australia in Melbourne
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
A fantastical and quirky period-set Falstaff plump with mockery beams at Palo Alto's West Bay Opera
Across centuries of storytelling through opera, the position of and outcomes for women rarely look glowing for contemporary eyes. Even whe...
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
A slick and stunning music video sci-fi fantasy of sorts, David Bowie's Lazarus gets an excellent Australian premiere
Chris Ryan as Newton and Phoebe Panaretos as Elly If there’s one music album I recall that I let try suppress my sense of belonging, i...
Monday, May 20, 2019
Domingo's 151st role accompanies zarzuela's great appeal in a passionately presented El Gato Montés ("The Wildcat") at L.A. Opera
The drama in Spanish composer and librettist Manuel Penella’s El Gato Montés ("The Wildcat") is intense and on the edge. Aroun...
Sunday, May 19, 2019
Bristling with energy but Opera Australia's Così fan tutte lapses in musical strength in Melbourne: Herald Sun Review
Published in print in edited form in Melbourne's Herald Sun on Thursday16th May, 2019 In Così fan tutte , Mozart and librettist Loren...
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