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Robert Tucker (supporting roles) and Amelia Berry (Cunegonde) © Simon Watt
Auckland

Disappointing Candide in Auckland

By , 23 March 2018
**111
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Martin Winkler (Kovalyov) © Prudence Upton
Sydney

What’s up (with) Kosky’s Nose?

By , 21 February 2018
*****
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Rosario La Spina (Turiddu) and Jacqueline Dark (Santuzza) © Ali Feo
Adelaide

Quality performances of Cav and Pag open State Opera of South Australia’s season

By , 20 April 2017
***11
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Stefan Vinke (Siegfried) and Lise Lindstrom (Brünnhilde) © Jeff Busby
Melbourne

The way the world ends: brilliant Götterdämmerung crowns Melbourne cycle

By , 28 November 2016
*****
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Amber Wagner (Sieglinde) and Bradley Daley (Siegmund) © Jeff Busby
Melbourne

Spirals out of control: extraordinary singing in Die Walküre in Melbourne

By , 23 November 2016
****1
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James Johnson (Wotan) and the Rainbow Girls © Jeff Busby
Melbourne

Bring on the dancing girls: Rheingold redux in Melbourne

By , 21 November 2016
****1
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Warwick Fyfe (Falstaff) and Jane Ede (Alice Ford) © Jeff Busby
Melbourne

Falstaff in Melbourne: a high-calibre, cavorting, colour-coded comedy

By , 01 December 2014
***11
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Kirsten Chambers (Salome) © Opera Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Opera Hong Kong’s modernised Salome leaves questions unanswered

By , 12 October 2014
***11
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Claudio Sgura (Iago) and Simon O'Neill (Otello) © Branco Gaica
Sydney

Strong cast makes Sydney Otello a gripping experience

By , 05 July 2014
****1
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Nicole Car (Tatyana) © Lisa Tomasetti
Sydney

Inspired production of Eugene Onegin comes to Sydney

By , 28 February 2014
****1
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Warwick Fyfe as Falstaff  ©  Branco Gaica
Sydney

A belly-full of laughs at Opera Australia's production of Verdi's Falstaff

By , 15 February 2013
****1
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Cheryl Barker as Salome reclining with the head of Jokannan  ©  Lisa Tomasetti
Sydney

Heady stuff: A visceral production of Salome at Sydney Opera House

By , 12 October 2012
***11
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Michael Lewis (Count Almaviva), Taryn Fiebig (Susanna), Dominica Matthews (Cherubino),  ©  Branco Gaica
Sydney

Opera Australia: The Marriage of Figaro with a difference

By , 28 February 2012
****1
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© Branco Gaica
Sydney

Don Giovanni sung by a superlative cast at Sydney Opera House

By , 25 October 2011
*****
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