Opera

Celebrate Xmas All Year Long – Carolyn McDowall’s Gift Ideas

Celebrate Xmas All Year Long – Carolyn McDowall’s Gift Ideas

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Making music and singing carols is part of a feast of ideas celebrating both community and culture at Christmas time all around the world. My Christmas List for 2015 is all about giving gifts to adults that enable family and friends to celebrate both the visual and performance arts, as…

Royal Opera London, Opéra National de Paris & Opera d’Italia

Royal Opera London, Opéra National de Paris & Opera d’Italia

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Palace Cinemas in Australia will present a feast of opera and ballet, exclusively on screen 30 Oct 2015 until 3 August 2016 – direct from Europe’s finest stages

Broadway to La Scala – Evening of Glamour, Passion & Romance

Broadway to La Scala – Evening of Glamour, Passion & Romance

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From Broadway to La Scala audiences will be captivated by the world’s most beloved music sung by Lisa McCune, Greta Bradman, David Hobson and Teddy Tahu Rhodes

Opera in the Mansion: Mozart & Friends Helping Young Singers

Opera in the Mansion: Mozart & Friends Helping Young Singers

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Join Scholars of the Melba Opera Trust at Mandeville Hall, Toorak, Saturday 5 September 2015 at 6.00pm for some wonderful singing and fine musical entertainment

Cinderella, Accessing the Glass Slipper – Ballet & Beyond

Cinderella, Accessing the Glass Slipper – Ballet & Beyond

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What more could any girl want than to find a gorgeous fellow at her front door with a glass slipper in his hand… after all we all want to be a Pretty Woman!

Vivaldi’s Bajazet, Death Before Dishonour – Pinchgut Opera

Vivaldi’s Bajazet, Death Before Dishonour – Pinchgut Opera

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Passion and power, love conquering hate are defining themes for the tragic opera Bajazet, presented by Pinchgut Opera at City Recital Hall July 4 – July 8, 2015

Max Cencic at Brisbane Baroque – Eloquence & The Dear Saxon

Max Cencic at Brisbane Baroque – Eloquence & The Dear Saxon

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At Brisbane Baroque 2015 Max Emanuel Cencic and Camerata of St John’s in a unique collaboration of amazing virtuosity, ensured that the audience were gobsmacked

Alistair Trung & Pinchgut – Early Music Meets Elegant Design

Alistair Trung & Pinchgut – Early Music Meets Elegant Design

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Sometimes two forces come together, great beauty and passion in music inspires innovative design in costume. For the Pinchgut Opera, Sydney, the acclaimed Artistic Director Lindy Hume has done just that. This year she has joined forces with Set Designer Tony Assness (lauded for his party scenes in the ‘Great…