Set in 16th Century Nuremburg, the story explores the annual song competition and rivalries of the Guilds that controlled the city. Pogner, the goldsmith, will give his daughter’s hand in marriage to the winner of the song contest, Walther von Stolzing wishes to take part but fails to understand the archaic rules and regulations that surround the entrants. He is, of course, already in love with Eva. Hans Sachs, the shoemaker, schools him in the requirements and encourages the newcomer to share his ideas. This brings us to Wagner’s main theme, what is art and how do we define it?
State Opera in collaboration with the Welsh National Opera present Puccini's masterpiece 'Tosca'.
In a beautifully sumptuous revival of Sir David McVicar’s production of 'Faust', SA Opera have breathed new life and fresh depravity into it.
Arts lovers will have the opportunity to experience the dance, theatre and musical spectacular, 'Faust', featuring devilishly charming super star, Teddy Tahu Rhodes.
SOSA has launched their 2015 season, featuring much-loved classics like Don Giovanni, Faust and the Verdi Requiem, and a number of smaller works.