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Kat of the Musicals

A beautiful opera sung by a fantastic cast. La Traviata is quite a heavy one though, so I’m not sure I would want to see it again and again! — From the first notes of the overture we know that this will tell a tale of sweet tragedy. And music doesn’t lie- La Traviata is exactly that …

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My absolute favourite opera performance ever. Ever. Yonghoon Lee was something else! As I mentioned in a “Favourites of 2015” article- “This is the opera that has made me fall in love with opera. Graeme Murphy’s latest production of Puccini’s Turandot is nothing less than absolutely stunning- beautiful sets, soaring music and the incredible tenor Yonghoon Lee. …

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Aida is probably not my most favourite opera, and I’ve since decided that perhaps all Verdi operas are not really my thing, but you could literally see anything on the outdoor stage they build specifically for Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour and it will still take your breath away. Wow as always Sydney- you really …

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In celebration of Opera Australia’s latest production of Carmen opening this week and finally being able to witness the masterful voice of Lee Yonghoon again, here is the interview I did with him last year during the Turandot season. Definitely one of the most surreal and awe-inspiring interviewer moments for me, he’s such an incredible …

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