Marlis Petersen, Ali McGregor & Vida Miknevičiūtė Lead Victorian Opera’s 2020 Season

Victorian Opera has announced its 2020 season. A new production of Richard Strauss’ “Salome,” directed by Cameron Menzies, will be staged at Palais Theatre, St. Kilda. The cast will include soprano Vida Miknevičiūtė, tenor Ian Storey, contralto Liane Keegan, bass-baritone Daniel Sumegi, and tenor James Egglestone. Artistic Director Richard Mills will conduct Orchestra Victoria. “‘Salome’ offers a theatrical experience which {…}

Q & A: Artistic Director Richard Mills on Putting Together Victorian Opera’s First ‘Parsifal’

On Feb. 20, 2019, the Victorian Opera company will make history staging its first performance of Wagner’s “Parsifal.” This production is set to boast an all-star cast of artists such as Burkhard Fritz, Katarina Dalayman, Peter Rose, Derek Welton, and Teddy Tahu Rhodes. OperaWire had the opportunity to speak with the Victorian Opera’s artistic director Richard Mills, and learn more {…}