German-Australia Opera Grant Finals
Saturday August 3 saw the Opera finale at Deakin Edge Federation Square Melbourne.
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A Litle Night Music
If anyone can bridge the gap between opera and musicals it is the4 incomparable Stephen Sondheim. With his charestic wit and indelible musical talent domes the most musicals based on Ingmar Bergman's 1955 film Smiles of a Summer Night.
Heroic Bel Canto
The glorioua heritage of bek canto: its power of expression, its poetic sensiblilty and the exhilaration of its virtuosity have timeless appeal.
The Barber of Seville
Prepare fpr an evening of huge laughs with Rossini's most popular opera, which offers a delightful romp full of farcical frivility.
Alice Through the Opera Glass.
Peer into the magic-looking glass and come on a fabulous journey with Alice and the White Rabbit. Leave Wonderland behind and step into an alternative world for curious minfs that will fascinate young and old alike.
The Selfish Giant
Best knaown for his witty comedy of manners and novella The Picture of Dorian Gray, the multi-faced Oscar Wilde also delved into the enchanting verse of fairy tales, producing splendid creative gems such as The Gentle Giant."
2019 Special Events
March Friday 1, 15, 2019
May Sunday 12. 3029
August 9 - Come to the Cabaret.
August 16, - Soulmakers Australia
August 23 - Michaels Lampard and Rhodri Clark Duo
August 30 - Nellie in her own voice.
September Friday 20, Saturday 21. 2019 -Three Tales -Music Workshop
December Friday 13. 2019 - Richard Mills at the Melbourne Recital Centre.
Victoria Opera's first co-commission and co-production with the Royal Opera House, Convent Garden, an adfaptation of Neil Gaiman's much-loved novella Coraline, has opened to raft of four-star reviews and a sold-out season at London's Barbican Centre. The new opera will be staged in Melbourne as part of Victorian Opera's Season 2019.
Constrained, cocooned, caught in a moment of desire, butterfly is incandescent in her exotic embrace, Pinkerton finds paradise, then carelessly condemns his bride to purgatory.
Anne Bolyen won the king's desire first, his love second, but only an heir could deliver his loyality in a court full of secrets, and spies, the Tudor Queen's name is running out.
The Queen of Opera in Hasse's Artaderse
The Ring Cycle
Come on an exhilerating adventure with men and maidens, gods and fragons and swarves. As greed and violence threaten to destory the heavens and earth, a glimmer of hope rises from an unexpected source.
The Ring Cycle opens with this magnificent prelude.
The second opera in the Ring Cycle holds special appeal for audiences with its dramatic power and remarkable music, including the famous Ride of the Valkyries.
The Ring Cycle third part is intensely focused on the fortunes of a sngle figure. Siegfried charts the rise of the son of Siegmund and Sieglinfe into the greatest hero of the age.
The Ring Cycle reaches its devastating finale in Götterdämmerung's tale of treachery and destruiction. All seems lost after naked emotion betrays love, and villains outsmart heroes.
Season: November 10 - December 5. 2020. Venue: Lyric Theatre Queensland Performing Arts Centre.
Tickets on sale Monday - Friday 9am-5pm on 02 9318 8200 Tickets go on dale on July 2, 2019
Verdi's monumental music makes this historic epic the world's most populsr opera.
David Livermore's radiant production is a thrilling thatrical experience. Fromn the gamous Triumphal Marchto the itimate ending every scene is specatukar.
State Opera of South Australia
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