Melbourne Opera Roberto Devereux Helena Dix

Roberto Devereux

Following the company’s acclaimed productions of Maria Stuarda in 2015 and Anna Bolena in 2016, Melbourne Opera is finishing its powerful 2017 season with the final instalment of Donizetti’s Tudor trilogy, Roberto Devere...
Handel in the Theatre Esther - photo by Hou Leong

Esther

If the standard achieved by this production of Handel’s first oratorio, Esther is anything to go by, then Tobias Cole’s ambitions for his fledgling baroque opera company, Handel in the Theatre, may well prove achievable....
MRC Julia Messenger

Julia Messenger Quintet

Julia Messenger has a jazz style all of her own, her recent performance at the Melbourne Recital Centre felt like a turning of the tide – with a coolness and as some remarked ‘a bent to the avant-garde’, she showed...
The Carnival of Lost Souls aerial silk Hannah Trott

The Carnival of Lost Souls

These days, you don’t have to wait too long for a circus-type show to come around. Many feature performers with amazing skills, and the best offerings put a new spin on tricks. The Carnival of Lost Souls has this, and al...