WA Opera Don Giovanni

Don Giovanni

West Australian Opera’s 2018 Season, The Year of the Free Spirit, comes to a stunning conclusion with its October presentation of the timeless Göran Järvefelt production of Mozart’s greatest opera, Don Giovanni. Based on...
MIAF 2018 Layla and Majnun - photo by Beowulf Sheehan

Layla and Majnun

The famous love poem is brought to life through Azerbaijani singing and music, with Yoyo Ma’s Silkroad Ensemble and the Mark Morris Dance Group from New York. The show opens with guest artists Kamila Nabiyeva and Miralam...
Rawcus Song for a Weary Throat - photo by Sarah Walker

Song for a Weary Throat

Fifteen bodies surface in the wake of a disaster. When all is lost, what keeps them afloat? Set in an abandoned dance hall that echoes with haunting airs, Song for a Weary Throat is a breathtaking work of physical and vo...
Victorian Opera Pelleas and Melisande

Pelleas and Melisande

In the 100th anniversary of the composer’s death, Victorian Opera presents a new production of Debussy’s rarely heard opera, Pelleas and Melisande, for two performances only on 11 and 13 October at St Kilda’s...
MF 100 Keyboards - photo by ASUNA

100 Keyboards

The music of multi-instrumental Japanese sound artist Asuna has reshaped multiple facets of the experimental music scene of Japan, from ambient and drone to improvisation. In an Australian premiere, Asuna’s sonic perform...
Melbourne Festival Flight - photo by Mihaila Bodlovic

Flight

Caroline Brothers’ novel, Hinterland, was published in 2013. It is the story of two Afghani boys, Aryan and younger brother Kabir, travelling on foot, hoping to reach safety with family in the UK. Glasgow-based com...
MF Watt Barry McGovern

Watt

Before Irish writer Samuel Beckett produced Waiting for Godot, he wrote the “novel” (to some a loose classification) Watt in bursts from 1941 to 1945. Barry McGovern has distilled the work into a 60-minute one-man show, ...