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.
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.
Dramatic soprano Jane Eaglen sings with the Metropolitan Opera, la Scala, Covent Garden, the Deutsche Opera in Berlin and in Glasgow with the Scottish Opera. She is being brought to Australia by Sound Thinking Australia to mentor singers in a Summer School at Brisbane in January. She will give one concert performance only while she is here at GoMa