Carmen

As one of the world’s favourite operas, Carmen has all the elements for a fantastic night in the theatre – love, lust, glory, fame, passion, jealousy, betrayal, anguish and death. Carmen takes over the State Theatre at A...

Eugene Onegin

Fall under the spell of Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece of lost love in Opera Australia’s new production of Eugene Onegin. A young girl’s first love goes unrequited, charting a course from hope to regret with tragic cons...

Reflecting on an Australian First

For the first time in Australia, audiences can experience the artistry of Josef Svoboda, the 20th century’s most influential and prolific scenographer, and a legend in the world of design. This May, Victorian Opera prese...

Rigoletto

Australia baritone Warwick Fyfe received broad acclaim as Alberich in The Melbourne Ring Cycle in 2013. Now he takes on Verdi’s embittered court jester in a brand new production of Rigoletto at Arts Centre Melbourne for ...

Madama Butterfly

110 years after it was first performed at La Scala in Milan, Opera Australia presents a strikingly modern adaption of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly as part of Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour. Spanish creative powerhouse La Fu...

Opera’s next generation of rising stars

Eight emerging opera virtuosos have won places in the unique Master of Music (Opera Performance) course, which is jointly delivered by Victorian Opera and the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music at the University of Melbou...

Melbourne Opera’s Rienzi Returns!

Due to overwhelming popular demand, Melbourne Opera presents a return performance of Wagner’s Rienzi, which premiered to great acclaim last December as part of the Melbourne Ring Festival. Rienzi was Wagner’s...

Melbourne Opera to present Rienzi

Presented in concert by Melbourne Opera as part of the Melbourne Ring Festival, the Athenaeum Theatre will bear witness to the magnificent music of Richard Wagner’s Rienzi in a special one-off performance. Wagner&#...