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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 […]


Performed as an opera for the first time since the 1740s, Hasse’s Artaserse will hit Sydney’s City Recital Hall today for a week of stunning performances. Featuring a cast of renowned and award-winning performers, Artaserse is set to take audiences on a journey of love, betrayal and excitement, heightened by the thrill of the opera. Produced […]

Antonio Vivaldi’s Bajazet

Antonio Vivaldi’s Bajazet is the latest Baroque Opera to be rediscovered and performed by Pinchgut Opera. Brimming with passion and intrigue, it has been rarely seen since its premier in Verona in 1735. Dedicated to finding and producing neglected masterpieces, each one of Pinchgut’s productions are made from the ground up. Artistic director Erin Helyard […]


Pinchgut Opera’s production of Giasone by Francesco Cavalli loosely takes its plot from the Greek myth of Jason and his legendary search for the Golden Fleece. The performances will be a series of firsts for Sydney audiences. It will be the Australian premiere of the 17th century’s most popular bawdy and beautiful Italian baroque opera […]