Why opera companies should explain themselves better
Peter Tregear argues more needs to be done to help opera audiences contextualise the art form beyond the vocal spectacular.
Opera review: Lohengrin
A celebrated tenor performs one of his most iconic roles along with a well supported cast.
Opera review: Voss
Australia’s own ‘grand opera’ fills the stage for one night only thanks to State Opera South Australia and Victorian Opera.
Opera review: The Turn of the Screw
Henry James's classic text is reconfigured into a haunting chamber opera in this new State Opera SA production.
Opera review: The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny
A classic 90-year-old opera still has topical currency.
Voss opera returns after 30 years in the wilderness
Based on Patrick White’s novel, the operatic adaptation has not been staged in Australia since 1990.
Long live opera thanks to digital library
A national digital library dedicated to opera is furthering the sector’s commitment to preserving the art form.
How to make your tour greener
A new toolkit will help performing arts companies reduce the environmental impact of their tours.
Opera review: The Sopranos
An Opera Queensland commission that defies stereotypical representations of victimised women and offers bold and spirited alternatives.
Opera review: The Phantom of the Opera
Delivering steroid-size spectacular wow and performances to match, this year's Handa Opera on the Harbour hits the highs.