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Acknowledged as the world’s most popular opera, Puccini’s classic Madama Butterfly tells a story of two lovers constrained and cocooned by culture and time.Graeme Murphy’s arresting new production …


After achieving huge success with Opera Australia’s first digital production, Aida in 2018, Davide Livermore will return to Sydney to direct the tragic yet exhilarating tale of Anna Bolena (Anna Boleyn). Combining …


In 2019, Opera Australia will introduce a brand new production to honour the tumultuous life of iconic Australian artist, Brett Whiteley. Inspired by the intimate relationship between Whiteley and his creative life, …


Returning to Sydney in August 2019, Nicole Car and husband Etienne Dupuis will once again showcase intimate artistry in their recital of romantic French song.Brimming with beauty and grace, Nicole Car will endow the …



Superstar tenor Jonas Kaufmann returns to Australia in one of his most celebrated roles. A concert performance of Andrea Chénier offers the perfect showcase for his “dark, liquid tone, which soars through …


Aribert Reimann’s 1984 opera is a haunting and evocative chamber work, exploring Strindberg’s moody text with complex rhythms and other-worldly tones.This staging takes place in the Opera Australia workshop …


Mozart’s classic comedy has been entertaining crowds for centuries, and between the witty, fast-moving libretto and the melodic, charming writing, it’s not hard to understand why.Musically, this is the …


Originally written to celebrate the coronation of French King Charles X in 1825, the lavish and highly entertaining opera tells the story of a group travelling to the coronation for which it was written. In …


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