With confidence and polish that cover all aspects of production, Melbourne Opera takes on another Wagner opera The Flying Dutchman with further success.
Brian Friel’s gift is humane ambiguity, refusing to allow tidy judgements on his characters. Or even – though his theme is Ireland’s history – on the social structures they inhabit.
Tristan and Isolde is an unmissable event that exponentially deepens the debt of gratitude owed by local operagoers to roaring lion Melbourne Opera.
The mighty Melbourne Ring Cycle dominated the 2016 year of opera, with an entertaining assortment of productions seen throughout the preceding months. The biggest local opera news was the October release of […]
Melbourne Opera makes a quantum leap in scale of production, crossing Collins St to present a majestic, immensely satisfying production of Tannhäuser at the Regent Theatre.
Presented as a 1970s spy romp, Mozart’s The Abduction from the Seraglio is an amusing evening of beautiful music.
Brimming with rapturous Puccini-esque music and sung by a wonderfully well-matched cast of five, Lyric Opera of Melbourne’s hand-polished production of long lost Melbourne opera Stella is a gem.