Mitchell Butel’s witty direction gives early Cavalli an enticing 21st-century makeover.
Directing Pinchgut Opera's first fully staged opera since the pandemic began, Mitchell Butel draws parallels between baroque opera and jazz.
The company celebrates 20 years with impressively bold offerings and major players.
The Crowd Favourite Performances Competition is open to performers aged 10 to 35, with eight prizes to the value of $6,000.
The MSO reached beyond the stars for its acrobatic opening gala.
With the year drawing to a close, we look back over the operas that wowed our critics in 2019.
Ravishing music, virtuosic performances and an intelligent, contemporary production make for an unforgettable night.
Bel canto specialist Helena Dix leads Norma’s long awaited return to Melbourne.
Lise Lindstrom's potent Salome sweeps everything in her wake.
Erin Helyard gives us masterworks from Monteverdi and Vivaldi, as well as two recitals with an Australian premiere to whet the appetite.
Kosky's dazzling production of The Nose celebrates the grotesque and the absurd.
Turning their back briefly on opera, The Strange Bedfellows are back with a cabaret that will definitely be more naughty than nice.
A heavenly accounting of Elgar's oratorio.