Opera Australia

The Ghost Sonata (Opera Australia)

Michael Halliwell
16 September 2019

A few years before he wrote his play The Ghost Sonata More

Andrea Chénier

Peter Rose
19 August 2019

A few weeks after that memorable Peter Grimes from the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Sydney and Melbourne ... More

Whiteley (Opera Australia) ★★★★

Michael Halliwell
16 July 2019

Unlike the many films about the lives of artists, operas in which visual artists feature are few, though two of the most popular in More

Anna Bolena (Opera Australia) ★★★★

Peter Rose
08 July 2019

Opera Australia – in its present expansionary phase – has hitched its wagon to a digital star in the form of a series of seven- More

Il Viaggio a Reims (Opera Australia) ★★★★

Elizabeth Kertesz
27 May 2019

On 24 May 2019, an excited Melbourne audience witnessed a night of spectacular entertainment and magnificent music in the Australian More

West Side Story (Opera Australia) ★★★

Peter Tregear
10 April 2019

Some sixty-two years after its Broadway première, Leonard Bernstein and Jerome Robbins’s musical and More

Salome (Opera Australia) ★★★★

Michael Halliwell
07 March 2019

Alex Ross, at the start of his acclaimed survey of twentieth-century music, More

Wozzeck (Opera Australia) ★★★★

Michael Halliwell
29 January 2019

It is often observed that we live in an age of ‘directors’ opera’, where the name of the director precedes the name of the opera, never mind the composer. Yet there remain relatively More

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Opera Australia) ★★★★

Michael Shmith
14 November 2018

Let it be said – indeed proclaimed – that Opera Australia’s new production of Wagner’s paean to life and art and love is musically as close to a triumph as it could have been. If, by the end, you feel the outside world is a better place than the one you temporarily abandoned six hours earlier, then Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg has surely wrought ... More

Episode #10 Peter Rose in conversation with Amber Wagner

30 November 2016

Peter Rose interviews American Soprano Amber Wagner for the ABR Podcast following the first cycle of Richard Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen, which is being presented in Melbourne by Opera Australia. Amber Wagner plays the role of Sieglinde in the second opera Die Walküre.