Madama Butterfly started its life in New Zealand, went for a sabbatical in Seattle, and has landed in Adelaide with a stellar cast that brings to life Kate Cherry’s emotionally truthful and heart-rending production.
A representation of the musings and recollections of a man who wrote nonsense has to venture into the absurd. Although a reflection on the life of Rev C L Dodgson, better known as Lewis Carroll, the tale is not factual
Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas, based on the Greek legend, is a short, challenging piece, with an incomplete score. Composed in the 17th century, it is regarded as the oldest opera in English.
Get your French on this July for Bastille Day with The Adelaide Central Market! Good food, drink and music!
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.
State Opera in collaboration with the Welsh National Opera present Puccini's masterpiece 'Tosca'.
Verdi’s immense and powerful Requiem will be presented by State Opera of South Australia (SOSA) for two nights only at Adelaide Festival Theatre this August.
Arts lovers will have the opportunity to experience the dance, theatre and musical spectacular, 'Faust', featuring devilishly charming super star, Teddy Tahu Rhodes.
Don Giovanni can tip the opera agnostics over into being believers. This version is certainly capable of doing just that.
Making opera more accessible, the State Opera is presenting two double-bills this year: evenings of two, one-act operas.
State Opera of South Australia’s (SOSA) spectacular final production for this year, Otello takes over the Festival Theatre stage later this month in what SOSA CEO and Artistic Director Timothy Sexton describes as a ‘famous tragedy in a contemporary setting’ that will surprise and captivate even the most seasoned opera enthusiast.
Last night, the Final of Australia’s most lucrative and prestigious award for the collaborative pianist, the Accompanists’ Guild of SA’s 30th Geoffrey Parsons Award, took place in Adelaide at the Elder Conservatorium of Music, The University of Adelaide. Talented and versatile South Australian musician, Andrew Georg, was the winner of the prestigious award. Hot on his […]
The first in the Philip Glass Trilogy of major operas, each presented by State Opera SA & the Adelaide Art Orchestra, They cycle of 3 plays 3 times over 3 weeks.
This timeless tale of scandal, honour, sacrifice and love is a three-way collaboration between State Opera SA, Brisbane’s OperaQ and the New Zealand Opera.
The State Opera will premiere a stunning new co-production of Verdi’s emotionally charged, timeless opera at AThe State Opera will premiere a stunning new co-production of Verdi’s emotionally charged, timeless opera at Adelaide’s Festival Theatre from 3-10 May 2014.delaide’s Festival Theatre from 3-10 May 2014.
Stepping into the theatre, audiences will be transported to the lavish and magical strangeness of a carnival of the Victorian era
Adelaide City Council is pleased to present the next Lord Mayor’s Gala Concert - An Afternoon at the Opera - to be held at the grand Adelaide Town Hall on Tuesday 18th September.
An ebullient arts community celebrated the 2011 ACC Awards, the ACColades, at the Arts Theatre, with Steve Saffell, CEO of Country Arts SA as guest presenter.
Mezzo-soprano, Milijana Nikolic, is nothing short of stunning in the title role, giving a performance by which future productions will have to be judged.
This modern masterpiece is a sensational event from every viewpoint and will appeal to both newcomers and long term lovers of opera. Whatever you do, do not miss this thoroughly rewarding production.