OA La Boheme

La Bohème

Nearly 120 years after Puccini wrote La Bohéme, it remains one of the world’s most favourite operas, now Opera Australia (OA) returns to Melbourne’s State Theatre from 3 May 2016, with the first of three production...
VO Jessica Pratt Lucia di Lammermoor Teatro La Fenice Venice photo by Michelle Crosera

Lucia di Lammermoor

With its dramatic intensity and heartbreaking music, Lucia di Lammermoor has remained one of the most iconic operas since its premiere in 1835. Featuring Soprano Jessica Pratt in the title role, Victorian Opera presents ...
Victorian Opera Banquet of Secrets photo by Chalrie Kinross

Banquet of Secrets

In the world premiere of a new musical devised by Australian TV icon Steve Vizard and legendary jazz musician Paul Grabowsky, Banquet of Secrets, four friends unite for their annual dinner and secrets are spilled in a ce...
Chamber Made Opera Another Other photo by Nina Gilbert

Another Other

Based on a radical re-reading of Ingmar Bergman’s film Persona, Chamber Made Opera presents the Melbourne premiere season of Another Other at the Meat Market from 18 February 2016. Fusing experimental opera, expanded cin...
Sally-Anne Russell and Emma Matthews in Voyage to the Moon

Voyage to the Moon

Victorian Opera launches its 2016 Season with a vivid re-imagining of the Baroque in Voyage to the Moon, a new co-production with Musica Viva at the Melbourne Recital Centre until 19 February 2016, before touring nationa...
OA The Elixir of Love editorial Melbourne

The Elixir of Love

Take an Italian opera and set it in the Australian outback in 1915, and the result is a witty and fun rendition of some of Donizetti’s most glorious music at Arts Centre Melbourne from 21 November 2015. A lovesick lad, a...
OA The Marriage of Figaro photo by Jeff Busby editorial Melbourne

The Marriage of Figaro

Billed as the Downton Abbey of opera but way more fun, Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro continues to entertain today as it has done for centuries, at Arts Centre Melbourne until 28 November 2015. Masters lusting over serv...