One of Britain’s greatest artists, J. M. W. Turner (1775–1851) is celebrated today as a highly modern painter.
The Rolls Royce of string quartets say farewell to our shores with grace, elegance and more than a hint of nostalgia. Continue reading Get unlimited digital access from $3 per month Subscribe Already a subscriber? Log in
John Adams’ masterpiece is done full justice, proving itself the late 20th century’s great opera of ideas. Continue reading Get unlimited digital access from $3 per month Subscribe Already a subscriber? Log in
The gypsy is spellbinding but Bizet’s intimate tale lacks, well…intimacy in this operatic spectacular.
Jonathan Biggins and Phillip Scott’s irreverent update would surely have delighted Offenbach.
Murder in the Dark: light, shadow, movement and music illuminate the Passion of Christ.
Maybe not Caruso’s ‘dream team’ but this revival of Verdi’s blockbuster has its moments.
Stellar performance: this powerful orchestral odyssey does Kubrick’s genius justice.
Handel dons a mohawk: worlds collide in a high-fashion feast of Baroque-punk splendour.
Melbourne Recital Centre Saturday, Dec 1
Peter Maxwell Davies rocks the boat with his operatic thriller about the suspicious disappearance of three lighthouse keepers.
Pirates… But not as we know ‘em!
November 2–3 Studio, Sydney Opera House