Jessica Pratt, Leah Crocetto & Yonghoon Lee Highlight Opera Australia’s Winter Season

Opera Australia has announced its Winter Season featuring four productions. The season opens with Verdi’s “Aida“ directed by Dave Livermore and conducted by Lorenzo Passerini and Tahu Matheson. The production stars Leah Crocetto in the title role; Elena Gabouri as Amneris; Stefano La Colla and Najmiddin Mavlyanov sharing the role of Radamès; and Warwick Fyfe and Michael Honeyman as Amonasro. Performance {…}

Carmen Giannattasio, Diego Torre & Carmen Topciu Lead Opera Australia’s Summer 2021 Season

Opera Australia has announced a three-month COVID-safe season that includes two productions never before performed by the Company. The organization will reduce venue capacities by 50 percent and will implement physically-distanced theater seating, regular cleaning of high-traffic and high-touch areas with hospital-grade disinfectant, and hand sanitizer stations in frequently accessed areas and near bathroom facilities. There will also be COVID-19 {…}

Renée Fleming, Nicole Car & Étienne Dupuis Highlight Opera Australia’s Sydney 2020 Season

Opera Australia has announced its its 2020 Sydney season, presenting an exciting program of rare gems and some of the greatest operas. Sydney Summer Season The season opens with Puccini’s “La Bohème” with conductor Carlo Goldstein leading Gale Edwards’ production. The opera stars soprano Karah Son in the role of Mimì and tenor Kang Wang making his Opera Australia debut in {…}

Opera Australia Announces Digital ‘Aida’ Production In Brisbane

Opera Australia and Opera Queensland have announced that they will co-present Davide Livermore’s critically acclaimed digital production of Verdi’s “Aida” alongside the Ring Cycle in 2020 at Queensland Performing Arts Centre. The celebrated production conveys the scale, depth, and magnificence demanded by this monumental opera using the same integrated digital technologies as the upcoming Ring Cycle. Opera Australia’s Artistic Director {…}

Michael Fabiano, Vivica Genaux, & Jessica Pratt Among Major Nominees For Helpmann Awards 2019

The Helpmann Awards have announced their 2019 nomination, which envelop all performing arts. However, our main focus will be on the opera nominees. The awards will be presented on July 14 and 15, 2019. The nominees for Best Opera are Arts Projects Australia, Adelaide Festival, and Perth Festival’s “The Magic Flute;” “Opera Australia’s “Wozzeck” and “Metamorphosis,” and Pinchgut Opera’s “Artaserse.” {…}