OA19 Madama Butterfly at the Sydney Opera House - photo by Prudence Upton

Madama Butterfly

Your response to this production will no doubt depend on how many other productions of Madama Butterfly you’ve experienced. If your preference is for a storybook telling of the tragic tale of a woman forced by the betray...
Leigh Melrose as Brett Whiteley in Opera Australia's 2019 production of Whiteley at the Sydney Opera House - photo by Prudence Upton

Whiteley

During one of the most lyrical arias in this opera, gazing from the balcony of their home overlooking Lavendar Bay, Wendy sings to Brett Whiteley, Don’t look at me. Look at what I see. It’s a moment that succinctly pinpo...
OA Whiteley

Whiteley

Opera Australia’s newly commissioned work about the turbulent life of iconic Australian artist Brett Whiteley and his vivacious wife Wendy will have its world premiere at the Sydney Opera House on 15 July 2019. Brett Whi...
Opera Australia Madama Butterfly - photo by Prudence Upton

Madama Butterfly

Graeme Murphy’s amazing re-imagining of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly is as much a feast for the eye as it is for the ear. His stunning use of LED screens and video projections, together with Michael Scott-Mitchell’s shiny ...
Victorian Opera Alice through the Opera Glass

Alice Through the Opera Glass

Young audiences will go on a fantastical journey through opera’s most memorable music with Alice and the White Rabbit in Victorian Opera’s new production, Alice Through the Opera Glass, at Arts Centre Melbourne on Saturd...