In a production as spectacularly staged as it is intelligently conceived, Faust is another mighty achievement from Opera Australia, demonstrating the full extent of their resources to sterling effect.
In presenting this long overdue Melbourne premiere season of Parsifal, Victorian Opera gives Wagner’s final opera an intelligently conceived, splendidly-performed production.
World premieres abounded, boutique musicals thrived and revivals continued arriving in the 2015 year of musical theatre. Melbourne’s music theatre year began with two large-scale productions that both played for many months.
Concerts and boutique productions flourished, a modern opera premiere swept its categories in the Helpmann Awards and a host visiting stars graced our stages in the 2015 year of opera.
Sterling musicianship, high production values and a quirky, highly talented cast bring out the compelling lustre in Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler’s “dark operetta” Sweeney Todd. Sweeney Todd proves an excellent choice […]