This season of 2017, the beautiful production of Carmen returns to the Mrs Macquaries Point of Sydney.
Previously, opportunities should be used to visit the Sydney Opera House as the venue will close from 2019 for 18 months of work. And the choice is elaborate with the great operas of Puccini, La Bohème or Tosca and also the masterpiece of masterpieces, La Traviata by Verdi. It should not be assumed that the Opera Australia is satisfied with just the well-known repertoire. With the choice to program Król Roger of Szymanowski in Sydney and Melbourne, the company proves the acuteness of its artistic policy. Another production has the honor of the two stages this season, the double program of Cavalleria Rusticana of Leoncavallo and I Pagliacci of Mascagni light the passion in the heart of the intrigues. It is has also become a tradition to include a musical on the program. The big hit My Fair Lady, directed by renowned actress Julie Andrews, is featured in Melbourne, while Sydney relies on Robert Greene’s Two Weddings One Bride, bringing together the great arias of Strauss, Offenbach and Lehar. Another great moment awaited in Melbourne, Die lustige Witwe, (The Merry Widow) is embodied by the sparkling Danielle de Niese. However, the biggest event of the 2017 season is of global proportions as the superstar, the divine Jonas Kaufmann will come to Australia for several performances of Wagner’s Parsifal. Simply book as soon as possible to make sure you get your seats!