Taras Berezhansky as Attila and Nathalie Aroyan as Odabella in Opera Australia's production of Attila - photo by Prudence Upton

Attila

Big, bold and exhilarating, visually stunning and aurally magnificent, this epic production by Opera Australia of one of Verdi’s early operas, performed in Australia for the first time, tragically, received only two of i...
VO Vida Mikneviciute stars as Salome - photo by Martina Pipprich

Salome

A crumbling society, an unstable political milieu, and the uncontrollability of desire are all starkly reflected in Victorian Opera’s new production of Richard Strauss’ Salome at St Kilda’s Palais Theatre for three...
Teddy Tahu Rhodes as Méphistophélès in Opera Australia's production of Faust at the Sydney Opera House - photo by Prudence Upton

Faust

Teddy Tahu Rhodes resplendent in tattoos, tiara and black evening gown is not the only unsettling sight in David McVicar’s masterful staging of Faust. Church statues come to life, a life-sized crucifix crashes to the gro...
OA Faust - photo by Jeff Busby

Faust

Sir David McVicar’s celebrated production of Gounod’s Faust returns to the Joan Sutherland Theatre stage at the Sydney Opera House in all its devilish glory this February. McVicar sets this grand scale production in the ...