Victorian Opera The Capulets and the Montagues Jessica Pratt - photo by © Alessandro Moggi

The Capulets and the Montagues

Love and tragedy intertwine in Italian composer Vincenzo Bellini’s opera The Capulets and the Montagues as Victorian Opera presents a one-night-only performance of the rarely-programmed Bel Canto masterwork at Hamer Hall...

Dry River Run

Set against the stark background of Federation-era Australia, Paul Dean and Rodney Hall’s new opera, Dry River Run, will receive it’s world premiere at the Queensland Conservatorium this September. In a world immor...
OA Bliss - photo by Branco Gaica

Where is the Great Australian Opera?

Having a national identity is like having an old insurance policy. You know you’ve got one somewhere but you’re not sure where it is. And if you’re honest, you would have to admit you’re pretty vague about what the small...
Chamber Made Dybbuks Aviva Endean - photo by Pier Carthew

Dybbuks

An imagined exorcism interrogating an iconic Yiddish story through a feminist lens, Chamber Made presents the premiere of Dybbuks at Theatre Works for a limited season until 26 August 2018. Part performance, part concert...
OA The Turk in Italy - photo by Keith Saunders

The Turk in Italy

As you watch this production of The Turk in Italy, you have to wonder why this opera, written when the composer was only 23, is so rarely performed. Though the music may not be as memorable as some of Rossini’s other ope...
Melbourne Opera Daniel Sumegi Baron Ochs

Der Rosenkavalier

Following the critical and public triumph of their recent production of Tristan and Isolde, Melbourne Opera will next stage Richard Strauss’ romantic comedy, Der Rosenkavalier (The Knight of the Rose), at the Athenaeum T...