Long a champion of Johann Adolph Hasse, American mezzo-soprano Vivica Genaux waxes lyrical about a composer whose vocal writing she compares to the act of spreading peanut butter.
In a roundtable chat, mezzo-soprano Vivica Genaux and artists of Pinchgut discuss the weight of history in the Australian premiere of Hasse's opera.
Erin Helyard gives us masterworks from Monteverdi and Vivaldi, as well as two recitals with an Australian premiere to whet the appetite.
Handel’s flop is a winner in Pinchgut Opera’s hands.
An interesting production not without its problems, balanced by some strong performances.
After directing Theodora for Pinchgut in 2016, Lindy Hume is back to tackle another Handel oratorio, this time Athalia. She writes about why this rather arcane work is another Handelian masterpiece.
A new opera company run by young artists will have its first ever performance this month. We speak with tenor Spencer Darby about AOC's inception and Handel's Ariodante.
A bold, mostly considered take on Monteverdi's potent tale of sex, power and violence.
The opera may be 375 years old, but with its sex, murder and lust for power it feels as contemporary as the latest HBO hit.
Ahead of Monteverdi's Coronation of Poppea, Pinchgut Opera shares photographs from the rehearsals.
Plus, the secrets of Rembrandt and Vermeer and why Monteverdi’s sex and politics shocker is the 17th century’s GoT. Continue reading Get unlimited digital access from $3 per month Subscribe Already a subscriber? Log in
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Pinchgut Opera’s AD has just cut his first solo disc. The in-demand harpsichordist talks about the joys of Handel and musical theatre.