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Opera Australia Won’t Be Back In 2020

Opera Australia today announced that it will postpone the long-awaited premier of the world’s first fully digital Ring Cycle to 2021 due to the ongoing COVID-19 restrictions. Previously schedule to show in November this year, new dates are being finalised at Queensland Performing Arts Centre in 2021 for both the Ring Cycle and another performance, […]

REVIEW: Aida

Opera Australia's new production of Aida is nothing short of ground breaking. Ten massive moveable LED screens serve as a backdrop for this mesmerising production onto which a dazzling display of gold and blue art deco Egyptian iconography is projected complete with pyramids and tombs, hieroglyphs and swirling serpents. The art deco motif of the 1920s is […]

AIDA

A young Nubian princess falls in love with an Egyptian soldier - a seemingly simple act that is soon followed by a powerful and engaging struggle of love-against-the-odds. With music and lyrics by Elton John and Tim Rice, Aida is the story of forbidden love that flourishes in a time of war and tyranny. I […]