This is the future of Australian opera Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles Opportunity to enter Queensland’s biggest photography art prize Queensland’s biggest art prize received a boost this year, bringing the total prize money to $50,000. Box Office 22 May 2017 - John Wick lives, Arthur dies and Hounds of Love approaches Get Out has truly broken out with the Blumhouse snarl and a giggle. Can Hounds of Love get close in Australia? Spring Awakening Angsty 19th Century German teens become rock stars in StageArt's uneven production of a modern musical classic. New award recognises value of arts journalism At a time when mainstream media coverage of the arts continues to shrink, the nation’s foremost journalism awards have at last recognised arts journalism. (Premium content) Premium content Andrew Fuhrmann Thursday 3 May, 2012 As the debate about the future of opera in Australia heats up, financially independent opera companies are gaining loyal audiences by refusing to "fit in". This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Subscribe Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder in the arts industry Post, manage and monitor your social media campaigns using our extensive social media toolkit Promote yourself and your career to the largest arts community in Australia by uploading your professional profile Access thousands of subscriber-only features, articles and guides Take advantage of exclusive ticket giveaways, offers and competitions Save hundreds of Dollars every year on cinema tickets, magazines, books, travel, shopping and more with the Member Rewards scheme ... and much, much more. Subscribe Now and be part of the Australian arts community Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Andrew Fuhrmann is a freelance writer. Currently, he is performing arts editor with Time Out Melbourne, theatre reviewer for ABR and an ArtsHub contributor. His tweets may be perused @arfuhrmann.