Opera

Milica Ilic Soprano – A Brilliant Career in the Making

Milica Ilic Soprano – A Brilliant Career in the Making

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Brisbane based soprano Milica Ilic is a Principal Artist for Opera Australia and in 2012 has appeared as Queen of the Night in the Magic Flute and will later in the year cover the title role in Opera Australia’s new production of Lucia di Lamermoor. She is also completing a series…

Showcasing Opera: Taking the Music of Love & Life to People

Showcasing Opera: Taking the Music of Love & Life to People

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Bless you Lyndon Terracini of Opera Australia, for standing up and leading the change needed to make opera far more accessible to those who want to enjoy the richness it will surely add to their lives.

Changing Opera Culture in Australia: Vision & Taking Action

Changing Opera Culture in Australia: Vision & Taking Action

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In a progressive society change is constant and people need to embrace it, or the art forms they are seeking to keep close will not be conserved, but disappear.

Flash Mob to Smart Mob – Enjoying Random Acts of Culture

Flash Mob to Smart Mob – Enjoying Random Acts of Culture

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A musical Flash Mob provides people from all walks of life and all backgrounds with an opportunity to come together on the spur of the moment to create a memory that when remembered, will for a long time in their lives cause them to smile.

Gold Coast Tenor David de Vito Proves Australia’s Got Talent

Gold Coast Tenor David de Vito Proves Australia’s Got Talent

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Australia’s Got Talent showcases many different musical styles and types of talent, none more outstanding than David de Vito who has reached the Final in 2011. A tenor from the Gold Coast, Queensland David is a big man with a big voice and even bigger heart.

Elena Xanthoudakis as Eurydice for the Pinchgut Opera

Elena Xanthoudakis as Eurydice for the Pinchgut Opera

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Australian born opera singer Elena Xanthoudakis, whose heritage on her father’s side is appropriately Greek, is starring as Eurydice, and the Spirit this December in the Pinchgut Opera’s presentation of L’Anima del Filosofo – Orpheus + Eurydice by Joseph Haydn at Sydney. A must for opera buffs it will also seduce those who are opera virgins.

Pinchgut Opera – Orpheus & Eurydice – Don’t Look Back!

Pinchgut Opera – Orpheus & Eurydice – Don’t Look Back!

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Joseph Haydn’s Orpheus is an opera in Italian in four acts, the last he ever wrote. The libretto, by Carlo Francesco Badini, is based on the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice as told in Ovid’s Metamorphoses. The story of Orpheus has fascinated composers and librettists over the centuries. Pinchgut Opera…