Opera Australia’s farce has the merry wives of Melbourne gliding gloriously and singing stylishly on stage as they amusingly outwit Falstaff, and men they love
Dirty little secrets stir up the reunion of a world-famous opera quartet when they get together for a one-off concert and are reconciled and revived by applause
Sydney is amazing really. It never fails to engender me with a new sense of hope. It’s something in the air here. The people are confident, sure of their own worth and surging ahead, embracing change, which as in any progressive society is constant. They don’t look back as much as they look forward, trying to build on tradition while imagining and inventing the new.