Victorian Opera Laughter and Tears rehearsals - photo by Charlie Kinross

Pagliacci reimagined in Laughter and Tears

Operatic masterpiece Pagliacci is reimagined in a captivating new production from Victorian Opera and Circus Oz, Laughter and Tears, at the Palais Theatre from 13-18 August. The World Premiere production revolutionises t...
Melbourne Opera Tannhäuser Zoe Scoglio

Tannhäuser

Melbourne Opera’s superb new production of Wagner’s rarely performed masterpiece Tannhäuser, with a company of over 130 singers and musicians, will open the magnificent Regent Theatre to the thrilling world o...
Adelaide Festival 2017 SAUL photo by Bill Cooper

Barrie Kosky returns to Adelaide with Saul

The Adelaide Festival has announced the return of the brilliant and provocative, Barrie Kosky with his newest masterpiece, George Frideric Handel’s Saul. Produced by the great Glyndebourne Opera Festival, it will form th...
OA Simon Boccanegra

Simon Boccanegra

Personal sacrifice meets political thriller in this vast opera by a master of the genre, as Opera Australia presents Verdi’s Simon Boccanegra in the Joan Sutherland Theatre – Sydney Opera House for 9 performa...
OA Cosi fan Tutte

Così fan tutte

Following acclaimed productions of Don Giovanni and The Marriage of Figaro, Sir David McVicar returns to deliver the final instalment of the Da Ponte trilogy, as Opera Australia presents Così fan tutte at the Sydney Oper...
OA The Marriage of Figaro regional tour editorial

The Marriage of Figaro

Following the adventures of a household over one crazy day, Opera Australia presents a new production of Mozart’s brilliant opera, The Marriage of Figaro in a comprehensive regional tour. In a wealthy household in ...
Opera Australia Carmen 2016

Carmen

One of the most popular operas in the contemporary operatic repertoire, Georges Bizet’s Carmen offers tantalizing challenges to directors looking for fresh ways to interpret it. Among the more intriguing and successful w...
Opera Australia Carmen photo by Keith Saunders

Carmen

The passion, heat and danger of Bizet’s Carmen will be brought to dazzling heights in John Bell’s new production, currently playing at the Sydney Opera House. Tackling the gritty tale of power, corruption and destr...