A timeless tale of honour, love and selfless devotion, Madama Butterfly, is quite simply, powerhouse romantic opera. Puccini’s luminescent ‘Humming Chorus’ holds all the promise of a summer’s night, all the perfume of cherry blossoms — and all the anguish of a young girl desperately in love. An exquisite new production with sumptuously detailed costumes and […]
The State Opera’s production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s popular operetta is a sparkling version that verges on anime.
Gilbert & Sullivan’s most famous opera The Mikado bounces along as a riot of colour, comedy and cutting commentary. It’s a Hello Kitty, pink polka-dotted, smart-phone-selfie world called Titipu and its residents are a mad bunch of bureaucrats, young schoolgirls and a captivating cougar named Katisha. It is quite simply beautifully executed comedy. Date & Times: • […]
An exquisite new production of Puccini’s legendary opera Madama Butterfly lands in Australia at Adelaide’s Festival Theatre from 14 November until 23 November 2019.
The Mikado – Gilbert and Sullivan’s most famous comic opera – plays at Adelaide’s Festival Theatre from 9 November until 23 November 2019 in a brilliant new production for State Opera South Australia.
Madeline Lee tells the story of B24 bomber Lady Be Good and her nineman crew who disappeared without a trace over Libya, North Africa in 1943 following their first and only combat mission. Taking elements of the story as portrayed in the tele-movie Sole Survivor, Madeline Lee explores how memory, isolation and identity are affected […]
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 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.
In a beautifully sumptuous revival of Sir David McVicar’s production of 'Faust', SA Opera have breathed new life and fresh depravity into it.
Graeme Murphy's brilliant new production created in 2008 for the Opera Conference comes to Adelaide for the first time with a stellar cast conducted by Graham Abbott.