As Opera Australia searches for a new Artistic Director, Peter Tregear argues that it’s time for the company to find a fresh artistic vision predicated on the belief that opera has something important to offer the public.
This month’s concert highlights from ABC Classic, independent radio and streaming.
This pocket-sized production was an ideal introduction to opera for the young, for opera neophytes and for those who seek an edited experience.
The great Australian maestro lends support to a season of bittersweet masterpieces.
Kanen Breen dazzles in a riotous production of Rameau’s comedy directed by Neil Armfield.
When Rameau wrote Platée he was taking a bold step outside of traditional French opera by treating comedy as seriously as tragedy. Erin Helyard explains.
Based in Europe, Australian soprano Alexandra Flood is back home for a few months and discusses her career, quarantine at Howard Springs, forthcoming gigs and making the most of it during COVID.
Canberra's new National Opera makes an impressive debut with a handsome production and some mouthwatering vocal artistry.
A year after a terrifying bout of the coronavirus, with blood clots in her lungs, the Australian soprano has finally recovered and is about to play Vitellia in La Clemenza di Tito for Canberra's new National Opera.
The company celebrates 20 years with impressively bold offerings and major players.
The new Canberra company unveils its inaugural season tomorrow. In an exclusive story, we reveal the two productions it will present next year.
How bequests from opera lovers are supporting established and emerging arts companies across the globe.
Peter Coleman-Wright, the Artistic Director of the new opera company, announces the 2020 program, with an appeal for more financial support.