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Opera Philadelphia: The Island We Made

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The Island We Made combines ethereal electronic music and the transformative art of drag lip-sync to explore familial relationships and a multi-generational depiction of “Mother.” A haunting lullaby formed from the memories and individual relationships of its collaborators—acclaimed composer Angélica Negrón, drag superstar Sasha Velour, and renowned filmmaker Matthew Placek—The…

Melbourne Digital Concert Hall: Chloe Lankshear and Alan Hicks – To Loss, From Love

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“They are all love stories, in one sense or another, because love lies at the heart of our experience in the world.” - Alexander McCall Smith Chloe and Alan explore the tales of Cupids, lovers, mourners, those facing turmoil and those facing celestial bliss. Including Strauss, Rameau, and Crumb. All…
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West Australian Opera: The Marriage of Figaro

His Majesty's Theatre, Perth Perth, WA
Australia’s strictest border controls means the WA Opera is (hopefully) still able to mount live opera in 2021, in this case Mozart’s perennial favourite. A romantic comedy laced with upstairs downstairs amorous intrigues, it contains many of his greatest hits. Christopher van Tuinen conducts the West Australia Symphony Orchestra and…
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Opera Philadelphia: We Need to Talk

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Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Caroline Shaw brings her complex, layered sound world to the Opera Philadelphia Channel with We Need to Talk, based on a poem by celebrated poet Anne Carson. Soprano Ariadne Greif stars as a young woman in conversation with herself, reminiscent of our isolated days of quarantine: days of frustration, joy, and grief. This conversation…
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Opera Philadelphia: La Traviata

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In a special look back, Opera Philadelphia presents the broadcast premiere of Verdi's La traviata from director Paul Curran, starring soprano Lisette Oropesa in her role debut as Violetta, also starring Alek Shrader and Stephen Powell.
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Opera Philadelphia: The Island We Made

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The Island We Made combines ethereal electronic music and the transformative art of drag lip-sync to explore familial relationships and a multi-generational depiction of “Mother.” A haunting lullaby formed from the memories and individual relationships of its collaborators—acclaimed composer Angélica Negrón, drag superstar Sasha Velour, and renowned filmmaker Matthew Placek—The…
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Teatro Real: Tosca

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A famous singer lives only for art and love. But when she finds herself caught in a web of politics, corruption, lies and lust, she is forced to make a terrible choice. To this day, Tosca is one of the most popular and ageless operas. With its cinematographic pace, abundant leitmotifs and…
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Dutch National Opera & Ballet: Der Zwerg

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The Spanish crown princess receives a very special present: a little person. To everyone’s amusement, he is unaware of his small stature. Before long feelings develop between the pair, but what chance do they have in a world where appearance is everything? Based on a story by Oscar Wilde, Der Zwerg (The…
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Festival d’Aix en Provence: Innocence

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It is a typical wedding for a cosmopolitan city, in present-day Finland. The fiancé is Finnish, the bride Romanian, and the mother-in-law French. But suddenly, during the wedding banquet, the Czech waitress feels ill… Ten years earlier, these characters were struck by a tragic event. Ghosts revive their memories of…
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Pinchgut Opera: A Delicate Fire

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A Delicate Fire is a sumptuous musical experience that celebrates the joys, vicissitudes, and triumphs of love and pays homage to one of the greatest composers of the 17th century. An Australian triumph forged in a time of great adversity, this film features the vocal talents of great artists set against…
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Royal Opera House: Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci

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Damiano Michieletto’s production was an Olivier-Award-winning hit when first presented in 2015. He sets both operas within the same village, allowing characters from one piece to reappear in the other and offering theatrical realism within visuals that are modern and yet timeless. The production was widely praised at its premiere…
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Pinchgut Opera: The Loves of Apollo and Dafne

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In September, with theatres in Sydney still closed due to the lockdown, Pinchgut Opera launched its Spring Digital Season with its 2020 opera film A Delicate Fire. Each month between now and December it will add another production. In October, it’s Cavalli’s The Loves of Apollo & Dafne, recorded when…