17 December, 2021

Anna-Louise Cole: Ready for her breakthrough

When Anna-Louise Cole first auditioned for the University of Melbourne, she was torn between playing cello and singing, but vocal studies won the day. Now the exciting young Australian soprano is to make her role debut as Turandot and, next year, Brünnhilde for Opera Australia.

3 December, 2021

Opera Column: a global crisis in arts funding

In this month's Opera Column, Greg Eldridge deplores the slashing of arts funding by governments and universities around the world, and asks how will the next generation access the same opportunites that he had.