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Pinchgut Opera – Easter Oratorio & Thunder Ode

Pinchgut Opera returns this year with their first performance of the season – two incredibly special pieces performed by a stellar cast. Bach’s 1725 Easter Oratorio and Telemann’s 1755 Thunder Ode will be presented to audiences in Sydney for one night only this April. Pinchgut Opera Artistic Director Erin Helyard says that it will be […]

REVIEW: The Turk In Italy

Rossini’s The Turk in Italy directed by Simon Phillips, is a colourful frolic of mistaken identity, slapstick humour and brazen innuendo. Set in a seaside town near Naples in the 1950s - it’s all sunny days, sandy shores and short lived romance under the roof of the Joan Sutherland Theatre.  Prosdocimo, a self aware poet slogging […]

The Rape Of Lucretia

Entrepreneurial Carraigeworks Director, Lisa Havilah continues to strengthen avant-garde collaboration in the arts by bringing chamber opera to the usually hipster-only venue this spring. “In 2017, we have collaborated with Australian and International artists who consistently question and experiment with form – whether music, fashion, food or art," Havilah said. The aim is to "create […]