Free opera is coming to Melbourne with the Mazda Opera in the Bowl

Opera Sidney Myer Music Bowl

With ol’ faithfuls Natalie Aroyan, Sian Pendry, Virgilio Marino and Luke Gabbedy, Opera Australia about to knock Melbourne’s socks off with the annual Mazda Opera in the Bowl, coming this November.

On 24 November, Australia’s premiere opera company will take over the Sidney Myer Music Bowl on the fringe of Melbourne’s CBD to fill the city skyline with some tracking tunes from the world’s most beloved productions.

Classics from Carmen, Turandotwhich is coming back this seasonTosca and The Barber of Seville, you can get in amongst the action for free from 4pm.

Handa Opera Sydney Harbour Carmen THE F big dress

Here’s the program for the night…

BIZET Overture to Carmen
ROSSINI ‘Largo al factotum’ from The Barber of Seville BIZET The Flower Song from Carmen
SAINT-SAËNS ‘Mon cœur s’ouvre à ta voix’
from Samson and Delilah
VERDI ‘Ritorna vincitor’ from Aida
BIZET ‘Au fond du temple saint’ from The Pearlfishers


ROSSINI Overture to William Tell
BIZET Seguidilla from Carmen
BIZET The Toreador Song from Carmen
PUCCINI Vissi d’arte’ from Tosca
MASCAGNI ‘Intermezzo’ from Cavalleria Rusticana DELIBES ‘Dôme épais, le jasmin’ from Lakmé PUCCINI ‘Nessun dorma’ from Turandot

See more info at the Opera Australia website.