Leoš Janáček wrote Cunning Little Vixen in1924; it is a work of incredible beauty in the true minimalist form that was his unique signature.
The theme of love and jealousy is familiar in operas; but Puccini does it so well and with beautiful music, well worth a visit by music lovers.
The latest production by the State Opera of South Australia is a magical concoction of song, dance and colour. Written by Hungarian composer Franz Lehar in 1905 The Merry Widow has enjoyed popularity right up to today.
Die Fledermaus is one of the most popular and well-known of the operettas. Filled with recognizable and delightful music, based around a plot of unmitigated silliness, it is a work with which much fun can be had.
The classic musical 'Oklahoma!' has been given a face lift by Emma Knights Productions. It is being performed out in the open on Littlehampton's Four Oaks Farm.
Emma Knights is here to challenge your perceptions and provide an insight to the true musical mastery that opera can exhibit with this interactive children’s opera.
State Opera have found a winning approach to Offenbach’s operetta that is sure to win friends and influence people, but be prepared for aching ribs, because this production will have you laughing your head off. You might just want to see it twice.
This was another very fine night of opera from our State Opera company, but you might need to be very quick if you still want to get tickets, if opening night’s full house was anything to judge by.
The final concert of the 2011 [email protected] Town closes the series in a magnificent form with a performance by the popular, award winning community choir Cantamus, under the direction of Richard Hornung.
A very important thing to be emphasised about this production is that it is perfect for everybody, no matter whether very young or the very opposite. There is something here for everybody, so do yourself a favour and get a ticket before they all go.
Once again, Co-Opera presented a terrific evening of entertainment with enthusiastic, energetic, animated and beautifully sung performances, with plenty of focus on the comedy as W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan once again poke fun at class distinction and hypocrisy.