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

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SydneyFiddler on the Roof

Fiddler on the Roof
Bock: Fiddler on the Roof
Joel Grey; Opera Australia; Beowulf Boritt; Ann Hould-Ward

SydneyRembrandt's Wife

© Jake Terrey
Ford: Rembrandt's Wife
Warwick Stengårds; Tabatha McFadyen; Opera Australia; Mark Thompson; Richard Anderson; Taryn Fiebig

SydneyOmega Ensemble: Harp Fantaisie

Ibert, Saint-Saëns, Glinka, Whitwell, Pärt
Omega Ensemble

SydneyLucrezia Borgia in Concert

Lucrezia Borgia in Concert
Donizetti: Lucrezia Borgia
Carlo Montanaro; Opera Australia; Jessica Pratt; Varduhi Abrahamyan; Michael Honeyman; Giuseppe Gipali

SydneyOmega Ensemble: Night Serenades

Dvořák, Dohnányi, Kats-Chernin
Omega Ensemble

SydneyMolto

Chopin, Gordon, Handel
Sir Frederick Ashton; Tim Harbour; Stephen Baynes; Australian Ballet; Julia Trevelyan Oman; William Bundy; Kelvin Ho
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Verklärte Nacht stars in ACO’s concert return

Richard Tognetti and the ACO © Daniel Boud
Concert life returns to Sydney with a programme of Mendelssohn and Schoenberg by the Australian Chamber Orchestra.
*****
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Davide Livermore's La Scala Attila travels to Sydney

Taras Berezhansky (Attila) © Prudence Upton
Livermore updates the scene to the 1930s, but seems to be setting Mussolini's Italians against invading Germans. 
***11
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Excellent playing, but lacklustre conducting in Sydney

Pietari Inkinen © Nguye Phuong
The Sydney Symphony, temporarily rehoused in the ornate Victorian style Town Hall, plays grandiose Wagner and safe Stravinsky. 
***11
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Beethoven symphonies regarded as chamber music by the ACO

Richard Tognetti and the ACO © Simon van Boxtel
To mark #Beethoven250, the Australian Chamber Orchestra plays his first three symphonies in concert. But can one eat three delicious desserts in one sitting? 
****1
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From cabaret to cathedral: McVicar's spectacular Faust in Sydney

Teddy Tahu Rhodes (Méphistophélès) © Prudence Upton
The revival of David McVicar's production of Gounod's Faust provides spectacle and entertainment in spades, with strong performances from Ivan Magrì (Faust) and Teddy Tahu Rhodes (Méphistophélès).
****1
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A darkly gothic Don Giovanni entertains in Sydney

Luca Micheletti (Don Giovanni) and Anna Dowsley (Zerlina) © Keith Saunders
David McVicar's dark and gothic Don Giovanni is revived in Sydney, with stand-out performances from Luca Micheletti as an unapologetic and dashing Don, and Eleanor Lyons as a magnificent Donna Anna
****1
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