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Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour: Madama Butterfly

Handa’s Madama Butterfly opens with the bravado of a rising sun and cocktail flair in a spirited update of Puccini’s…

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Jazz and opera meet in the middle

He is an operatic baritone. She is a soul diva. Together they will make the lions roar in an example…

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Nazi themed opera causes outrage

Nazi themed German opera has been cancelled after audience members seek medical treatment.

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Arts Centre Melbourne to acquire national opera archive

Opera Australia has agreed to donate a portion of its archives to Arts Centre Melbourne for foyer audiences to enjoy.

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Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour: Carmen

Performances are excellent, but the spectacle overwhelms the drama in this extravagant staging of Bizet's famous opera.

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Opera Australia renews Artistic Director's contract

The board of Opera Australia this week announced that Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini has been renewed for a further five…

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Opera rises from the ashes

A night at the opera can be transformative for a regional community recovering from tragedy. As bushfires rage again, here…

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This is the future of Australian opera

As the debate about the future of opera in Australia heats up, financially independent opera companies are gaining loyal audiences…

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Deborah Cheetham & our first Indigenous opera

Internationally acclaimed soprano, Deborah Cheetham has transformed the story of the Yorta Yorta people’s 1939 walk-out from Cummeragunja Mission into…

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Victorian Opera: Julius Caesar

VICTORIAN OPERA: Julius Caesar tells of the Roman leader's arrival in Egypt, fresh from victory over his rival, Pompeo. Cleopatra…

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