Verdi

Falstaff – Merry Wives at Melbourne, a Farce of Folly & Fun

Falstaff – Merry Wives at Melbourne, a Farce of Folly & Fun

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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

Sunny Sydney, turning 40, sharing a little wine and sweet words

Sunny Sydney, turning 40, sharing a little wine and sweet words

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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.