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Classical music, opera, ballet and dance in Sydney, NSW, Australia

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SydneyMadama Butterfly

Puccini: Madama Butterfly
Carlo Montanaro; Graeme Murphy; Opera Australia; Michael Scott-Mitchell; Jennifer Irwin; Damien Cooper; Shane Placentino

SydneyLa traviata

Verdi: La traviata
Renato Palumbo; Elijah Moshinsky; Opera Australia; Michael Yeargan; Peter J. Hall; Nigel Levings; Stacey Alleaume

SydneyIl trovatore

Verdi: Il trovatore
Andrea Battistoni; Davide Livermore; Opera Australia; Giò Forma; Gianluca Falaschi; John Rayment; D-Wok

SydneyCelebrating the Concert Hall

Barton, Mahler
Sydney Symphony Orchestra; Simone Young; Nicole Car; Michelle DeYoung; Sydney Philharmonia Choirs

SydneySimone Young & Hilary Hahn

Milliken, Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky
Sydney Symphony Orchestra; Simone Young; Hilary Hahn

SydneyPoetry in Sound

Haydn, Schubert, Stolz
Bo Skovhus; Simone Young
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Physical comedy detracts from Pinchgut's musically ravishing Orontea

Ravishing music and performances, a crazy G&S plot, but physicality that tends to distract in Constantine Costi's production.
****1
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The Australian Ballet's “beautiful monster” is dance perfection

The Australian Ballet's impressively-danced Kunstkamer is a work of astonishing scale, originality, and warmth, choreographed by Paul Lighfoot, Sol León, Marco Goecke and Crystal Pite.
*****
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Slick but disjointed Anna Karenina premieres in Sydney

Yuri Possokhov's Anna Karenina aims to be a dark psychological drama, but its uneven character development and unengaging choreography fail to satisfy.
***11
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La Juive makes a belated Australian debut

187 years after its Parisian debut, Halévy's La Juive receives its Australian premiere. A sterling cast under Carlo Montanaro reveals some unexpected beauties (and occasional longueurs) in this classic of French grand opéra.
****1
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Three international soloists triumph in Opera Australia’s Otello

Splendid performances by Yonghoon Lee and Karah Son breathe life into Harry Kupfer’s 20-year-old production.
****1
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Sunlight on stage: Opera Australia's Marriage of Figaro returns

Three outstanding debuts and a warm and funny ensemble shine in David McVicar's naturalistic Marriage of Figaro. 
****1
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