Victorian Opera has announced its new season of productions for 2022, with a slew of new productions, a couple of postponed productions, two world premieres, three Australian works, two classics of the operatic canon and two starkly different musicals. The eclectic and diverse season features works from acclaimed Australian creatives and performances from local artists.

Richard Mills

“This is the season of a 21st century opera company, celebrating what is new and diverse in the context of masterpieces from the canon,” said Victorian Opera Artistic Director, Richard Mills. “It is a season which will speak to all the citizens of Melbourne and Victoria, offering the thrill of great singing, some quirky and interesting productions, and an examination of some of the themes which are most relevant to our society today.”

The season begins in February with the Australian premiere of The Who’s Tommy