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... West Australian Opera presented Gioachino Rossini's "Il barbiere di Siviglia," directed by John ... Milson and conducted by Joseph Colaneri, leading the West Australian Symphony Orchestra, in Perth, Western Australia, opening on August 2, 2008. ...
... ), which was performed by the Australian Opera Chorus and Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra ... Reviews a DVD video recording of Puccini's opera "La bohème" (Image Entertainment/RM Associates ...
... Comments on the announcement that the Australian Opera and the Victorian State Opera are to merge ... into a company under a new name, The Australian National Opera. Reviews the Australian Opera's ... provides very favorable reviews for the productions of "Les Contes d'Hoffmann" and "Die Zauberflöte," staged at the Australian Opera in September of 1996. ...
... going back into the 19th century. Notes that opera also has a big presence in Australia - the ... country has a national opera company that divides its resources mostly between Sydney and Melbourne ... . Comments on prominent Australian composers and the Australian Music Centre, which documents and promotes ...
... Based in perth, West Australian Opera is the region's only full-time professional opera company ...
... West Australian Opera presented the first Australian performance of John Adams's "A Flowering Tree ... ," directed by Patrick Nolan and conducted by Stefan Asbury, leading the West Australian Symphony ... Orchestra and Opera Chorus, in Perth, Western Australia, on March 6, 2009. The performance was part of the Perth International Arts Festival. ...
Obituary: Peter Sculthorpe
Opera (2014) Vol. 65, No. 11, pp. 1385
... Australian composer Peter Sculthorpe died in Sydney, Australia, on August 8, 2014, aged 85. ...
Issues of cultural identity in Australian operatic repertoire 1990-2009

Australian opera in the 1990s was characterised by an overt interest in telling and re-telling the stories of Australia’s immediate past. From the building of the Sydney Opera House to the trial of Lindy Chamberlain, numerous operas from this period ...

... Australian opera in the 1990s was characterised by an overt interest in telling and re-telling the ... the twenty-first century, Australian opera has increasingly employed myth and literature as the ... examination of scores, librettos, recordings and commentary surrounding Australian opera this paper ...
... The author, a conductor, reminisces about the two years he spent conducting the Australian Opera and comments on how it influenced his career. ...
... West Australian Opera presented Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's "Le nozze di Figaro," originally ... Australian Symphony Orchestra, in Perth, West Australia, on March 21, 2009. The production was ... presented in co-production with the Welsh National Opera and Opera Australia. ...
... Appleby reviews a West Australian Opera production of Iain Grandage's "The Riders," Brad Cohen conducting. ...
... . However, since 2002, Australian opera has increasingly employed classical myth and European literature ... in social commentary designed to challenge prevailing notions of Australian cultural identity ... as the impetus for libretto and plot, eschewing an overt focus on Australian cultural material. This ...
Wish I'd Been There ... Sydney, 3 May 1847
Opera (2013) Vol. 64, No. 6, pp. 832
... A commentary discusses the May 3, 1847, premiere of the first Australian-written opera, Isaac Nathan's "Don John of Australia." ...
... Australian Opera presented Giuseppe Verdi's "Aida," directed by Graeme Murphy and conducted by ... Richard Mills, leading the West Australian Symphony Orchestra, in Perth, Western Australia, opening on October 28, 2008. ...
... American conductor Joseph Colaneri has been appointed artistic director of the West Australian Opera in Perth, replacing Richard Mills. ...
Opera Around the World: Australia: Perth
Opera (2004) Vol. 55, No. 3, pp. 302-303
... , a co-production between Opera Australia and West Australian Opera of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's "Die ... Two opera performances presented in Perth, Western Australia, in 2003 are reviewed. On October 28 ... conducted the West Australian Symphony. On October 13, the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts ...
Wer ist Jedermann?
Opernwelt (2012) Vol. 53, No. 1, pp. 70
... A discussion on opera in Australia is presented. ...
... , Australia, in 2002 is reviewed. Caroline Stacey directed the opera buffa, and Vivienne Winther served as conductor. ...
... Opera singer Nicole Car is profiled, and her recital recording debut with the Australian Opera ...