Watching Sydney Chamber Opera’s In the Penal Colony is like witnessing someone else’s nightmare. The audience sees a world where torture and capital punishment are the norm and these acts are carried out with a passive dispassion. The whole world is incredibly bizarre, but it all seems to make sense, just like a dream. The… Read more.
Sydney Chamber Opera are preparing to present the world premiere of In The Penal Colony by Philip Glass at the Parade Playhouse in Kensington this weekend. Even if opera isn’t your bag, it’s worth a look – these guys are doing their utmost to make the art form accessible to the everyman, as Matthew Backer… Read more.
Opera Australia is Australia’s national opera company, with residence at the Sydney Opera House and the Arts Centre in Melbourne. It is the backbone of the opera industry in Australia with over 600 opera performances a year, which range from two full mainstage seasons in Sydney and Melbourne to concerts and free outdoor performances. Right… Read more.