OA Carmen - courtesy of Opera Australia

Carmen

After a sell-out season in 2016, John Bell’s vibrant production of Bizet’s Carmen, featuring gypsy girls and bull-fighting boys in eye-popping colours, returns to the Sydney Opera House this weekend. Tackling the gritty ...
Neal Cooper as Tristan and Lee Abrahmsen as Isolde - photo by Jodie Hutchinson

Tristan and Isolde

Following the great critical and public success of Tannhäuser and Lohengrin, Melbourne Opera is once again turning its attention to Wagner’s rich repertoire. From 2-10 February, the company will stage the dramatic and pa...
OA The Merry Widow - photo by Jeff Busby

The Merry Widow

There are many reasons to celebrate this magnificent production of a wonderful old warhorse which still manages to enchant more than 100 years after its first performance. Not the least is the opportunity it affords to e...
Pinchgut Opera Coronation of Poppea

Coronation of Poppea

Celebrating 450 years since the birth of Monteverdi, Pinchgut Opera presents one of the greatest operas of all time, Coronation of Poppea, at Sydney’s City Recital Hall from 30 November 2017. Set in the decadent co...
Melbourne Opera Roberto Devereux - photo by Robin Halls

Roberto Devereux

Melbourne Opera’s production of Roberto Devereux is a masterpiece. Their superb storytelling is made all the more exceptional through the deformation and violation of what you might consider traditional operatic singing....
OA The Merry Widow

The Merry Widow

Melbourne-born international opera star Danielle de Niese will make a triumphant return to her hometown to perform in Franz Lehár’s charming operetta The Merry Widow at Arts Centre Melbourne from 15 November 2017. ...