An accidental head injury fells the great Slovak coloratura, whose career spanned more than 50 years.
In this month's features we talk to Barrie Kosky about The Golden Cockerel, run an extract by Leigh Sales from the book Well Hello, explore the role of music reviewers today, and examine the pleasures and perils of writing music for the screen.
The team behind Concert Roulette launches an opera-only version, perfect for when you can't decide what to watch.
Opera Australia will celebrate New Year's Eve in two venues this year – the Sydney Opera House and Cockatoo Island.
State Opera South Australia has unveiled plans for a one-night-only performance of La Bohème on Adelaide’s Glenelg Beach.
Superb re-imagining of French Baroque opera by Véronique Gens.
This month, Greg Eldridge recalls the invaluable lessons he learned from Australian opera director Andrew Sinclair, who died in September. His career included many years working at Covent Garden.
Highlights include the Australian premiere of La Juive, a new digital production of Il Trovatore, Olivier Py's staging of Lohengrin, as well as Maria Stuarda and Mefistofele in concert.
This highly entertaining, accessible new family opera, performed in the Noongar language with surtitles, deserves further performances and exposure.
Opera Australia has announced that the 2022 Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour will be The Phantom of the Opera, while a new event called Opera on Cockatoo Island will begin with Carmen.
Gerhaher shines in a revelatory, thinking-man’s Boccanegra for the ages.
Charpentier’s greatest hit and a rarity by Cesti head an eclectic program for Pinchgut Opera in 2022.
The concert schedule for ABC Classic in October focuses on exciting young soloists, world premieres of new Australian works, and some cracking operas from here and abroad.