Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour welcomes back the classic ‘La Bohème’

La Boheme Opera Australia, Sydney Opera Huose THE F 5

If you loved Opera Australia’s latest production of the Puccini classic ‘La Bohème‘ the first time, then prepare to begin the countdown until next season’s Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour; La Bohème is back! Announced recently, Opera Australia is continuing its hugely successful Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour series with the announcement today of a new three-year […]

Sydney; The Eighth Wonder Of The World

Performances on repeat, the world over are normally something reserved for the most timeless and internationally acclaimed of opera around the world like Carmen, Turandot and La Boheme. But turn the focus ever so slightly to what is our international acclaimed backyard and you’ll find that’s to the case. Opera Australia‘s third iteration of the […]

The Love For Three Oranges By Opera Australia Is Like A Loveable Acid Trip

The first thing you notice about this season’s performance of the Russian classic by composer Sergei Prokofiev, The Love For Three Oranges, is that it is weird. If the name alone from the 1921 classic that first saw daylight in Chicago isn’t enough to make you scratch your head, then the rendition itself will send you […]

Why Opera Australia’s ‘Carmen’ Is Every Love Story Today

Opera Australia Carmen 2016

The old adage says that ‘we always want what we can’t have’. Though in this case, we want what we want; and we want the rest of it, too. Such is the story of Carmen in this year’s production by Opera Australia of the libretto by Georges Bizet, a touching homage to the flippant and whimsical […]

5 Reasons You Want To See Turandot By Opera Australia This Season

The Handa Opera performance of Turandot at Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair is impressive beyond imagination.

Opera Australia’s ‘The Barber Of Seville’ Celebrates All Things ‘Figaro’

If you’re a fan of the timeless classic Mrs. Doubtfire starring the now passed Robin Williams (and who isn’t!), you probably would be familiar with one of the most famous arias in the world from this classic operatic piece by composer Rossini, first performed in 1816. And to make it even better, if this is you, you’d enjoy […]