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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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This was my first Pinchgut Opera experience- a bit different to OA but I quite enjoyed it! Also the first time I had ever heard (or even knew of) counter-tenors! Really unique vocal! — Vivaldi’s Bajazet is rarely performed; in fact it is so rare that there exists only a single recording of the Opera. It is thus …

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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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Pinchgut Opera do some really unique and quality productions. They’re the best if you’re looking for a rarely performed opera! The interview was originally posted on Arts on the AU. — Bajazet is one of Vivaldi’s most passionate and powerful operas and yet, despite enjoying great success around the time of its premiere in Verona 1735, this …

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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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