A show to die for
Chronically ill and disabled people are already familiar with judging risks to their lives. What can they teach the performing…
Gender inequality at UK’s Royal Opera
A new study by Caitlin Vincent, Amanda Coles and Jordan Beth Vincent investigates women’s representation at one of the world’s…
Reimagining the dinosaur: opera after COVID-19
In a post-coronavirus world, opera has a unique opportunity to redress and re-birth for lasting change.
Opera and the doing of women
A united call to action for cultural leadership and systemic change in opera co-authored by Sally Blackwood, Liza Lim, Peggy…
Livestreaming opera into the future
Opera is not an art form that often makes it inside the primary school classroom. Livestreaming can reach students in…
Opera needs to evolve
The recent National Opera Review concentrated on the big fish - but innovation is often found with independent artists.
Why we need to cancel Opera Australia’s national status
Opera Australia is not really a national company. It should become the State Opera of NSW and support should be…
Opera costing more, losing audiences
The Federal Government pays an average of $60 for ticket-holder but opera is still losing both money and audiences. At…
A first-timer's guide to the opera
A first night at the opera turns out to be filled with surprises - not all of them on stage.
National Opera Review: listening but to what end?
The Opera Australia Review will short change Victoria, and itself, if it ignores useful comparisons with the Victorian Opera.