Opera review: The Nightingale and Other Fables, Adelaide Festival Centre, Adelaide Festival
A stunningly inventive operatic reimagining makes its Australian debut in Adelaide.
Theatre review: Candide, Palais Theatre
Operatic technique played second fiddle to a hilarious and hugely enjoyable production.
Opera review: The Magic Flute, Sydney Opera House
A new iteration by director Kate Gaul on Mozart's classic search for truth and reason, love and enlightenment.
Orientalism, a stain that taints Australian opera?
From yellowface to chinoiserie – Orientalism pervades Western stages, so will that include Adelaide Festival’s upcoming, lauded centrepiece opera?
Opera Australia and Pinchgut Opera announce inaugural collaboration
A story of religious devotion ending in martyrdom, Handel’s ‘Theodora’ will be staged in concert at Sydney Opera House.
Opera review: Orpheus & Eurydice, Sydney Festival
Far from detracting from the enjoyment, acrobats add to the complexities of this classic opera.
What our opera companies are offering in 2024
New leadership means new energy for major companies in an exciting year.
Opera review: Galileo, Victorian Opera
A bold and epic new opera from Richard Mills that almost reaches its potential.
Opera review: Götterdämmerung (The Ring Cycle), QPAC
Well-crafted and powerfully delivered, Götterdämmerung’s resounding success concluded a polished and exceptional Ring Cycle presented by Opera Australia in Brisbane.
Opera review: Siegfried (The Ring Cycle), QPAC
'Siegfried' offers some of Wagner’s finest singing in an opera that has its flaws alongside its emotional highs.