OA Bliss - photo by Branco Gaica

Where is the Great Australian Opera?

Having a national identity is like having an old insurance policy. You know you’ve got one somewhere but you’re not sure where it is. And if you’re honest, you would have to admit you’re pretty vague about what the small...
Chamber Made Dybbuks Aviva Endean - photo by Pier Carthew

Dybbuks

An imagined exorcism interrogating an iconic Yiddish story through a feminist lens, Chamber Made presents the premiere of Dybbuks at Theatre Works for a limited season until 26 August 2018. Part performance, part concert...
OA The Turk in Italy - photo by Keith Saunders

The Turk in Italy

As you watch this production of The Turk in Italy, you have to wonder why this opera, written when the composer was only 23, is so rarely performed. Though the music may not be as memorable as some of Rossini’s other ope...
Melbourne Opera Daniel Sumegi Baron Ochs

Der Rosenkavalier

Following the critical and public triumph of their recent production of Tristan and Isolde, Melbourne Opera will next stage Richard Strauss’ romantic comedy, Der Rosenkavalier (The Knight of the Rose), at the Athenaeum T...
OA The Turk in Italy

The Turk in Italy

With its cartoonish sets and candied costumes, Simon Phillips’ hilarious production of The Turk in Italy makes a triumphant return to the Sydney Opera House this August. Rossini’s operas are much-loved for their wit, ene...
SOSA The Mastersingers of Nuremberg

The Mastersingers of Nuremberg Act III

Some of Australia’s finest opera voices will perform together for one night only when the State Opera of South Australia (SOSA) presents The Mastersingers of Nuremberg Act III at the Adelaide Festival Theatre for one-nig...