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 Phantom of the Opera
Delivering steroid-size spectacular wow and performances to match, this year's Handa Opera on the Harbour hits the highs.
Opera Review: La Juive, Opera Australia
There are few entry points for new audiences to this opera, which is unfortunately bleak for our times.