Pinchgut Opera, the Sydney-based opera company specialising in historically-informed performances of music from the Baroque period, has announced the launch of a new digital season commencing Thursday 9 September.

Pinchgut Opera Digital Season

With live performance still halted in Sydney and Melbourne, Pinchgut Opera is moving online for a Spring Digital Season over the last four months of the year, starting with the re-release of A Delicate Fire.   The acclaimed film tribute to Baroque composer Barbara Strozzi stars mezzo-soprano Anna Dowsley and the beloved late soprano Taryn Fiebig in one of her final recorded projects. With an all-Australian cast of musicians, and direction by Constantine Costi, the film was produced during last year’s lockdowns.

Each month until December, a new production will be added to the platform, all four of which were recorded during the last year or so. After the release of A Delicate Firein September, Mitchell Butel’s lauded production of Cavalli’s The Loves of Apollo & Dafne ...