Kirsten Sharpin - photo by Axel Michel

Fidelio

To celebrate the 250th anniversary of his birth, Melbourne Opera will present Ludwig van Beethoven’s only opera, Fidelio, at the Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne from 5 February 2020. Inspired by an actual incident from the ...
OA Don Giovanni - photo by Keith Saunders

Don Giovanni

Mozart described this opera as a ‘playful drama’. David McVicar’s epic production, stylishly realised by Matthew Barclay, incorporates moments of comedy, high drama, even playfulness, but it’s the inevitable ...
45DS Gertrude Opera AS ONE - photo by Sarah Clarke

AS ONE

As One stakes a claim as the first chamber opera to consider a “transgender experience”. Presented by Gertrude Opera at Midsumma 2020, this is the work’s Australian premiere season. The work shows us the progression of a...
AAR OA Opera For The People Dame Edna

Dame Edna to host Opera For The People

Enjoy exhilarating top notes and stunning harmonies as some of our most exciting singers perform the opera hits you love best as Opera Australia and Anthony Pratt presents Opera for the People at the Sidney Myer Music Bo...
45DS Gertrude Opera AS ONE

AS ONE

Gertrude Opera will present the Australian premiere of the groundbreaking and acclaimed chamber opera AS ONE at fortyfivedownstairs from 23 January as part of the 2020 Midsumma Festival. Inspired by the work of transgend...
AAR OA Faust - photo by Georges Antoni

Faust

Acclaimed director Sir David McVicar’s decadent and devilish production of Gounod’s Faust will make its Melbourne premiere in the State Theatre – Arts Centre Melbourne this November. McVicar sets this grand scale p...