Opera Australia | Two Weddings, One Bride

Tickets: Adult $69 | Concession $64. Discounts available for Riverside Theatres’ Members. Starring musical-theatre royalty, Geraldine Turner, Two Weddings One Bride is a charming operetta based on a story by Charles Lecocq, featuring some of the world’s most-loved operetta waltzes,…

 
Opera Australia | Two Weddings, One Bride

Tickets: Adult $69 | Concession $64. Discounts available for Riverside Theatres’ Members. Starring musical-theatre royalty, Geraldine Turner, Two Weddings One Bride is a charming operetta based on a story by Charles Lecocq, featuring some of the world’s most-loved operetta waltzes,…

 
When I grow up I want to be a Valkyrie: Impressions of the Melbourne Ring Cycle

Das Rheingold, Die Walküre, Siegfried, Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner Conductor: Peitari Inkenen Director: Neil Armfield Opera Australia, Arts Centre Melbourne, November 2013 The Music If Wagner had been born a century later he may have been a great film composer.…

 
Opera Australia: Don Pasquale

From Thursday to Saturday last week I had a broad range of musical experiences. From Don Pasquale, to Michael Kieran Harvey and the Flying Dutchman. Here is Part 1 On Thursday it was OA’s new production of Don Pasquale. I…

 
B team gives an A class ensemble performance of Falstaff

If one ever needed an argument for an ensemble opera company all the evidence is to be found in the 2013 Opera Australia production of Falstaff! This late Verdi opera resembles Wagner in musical approach more than in Verdi’s grander…