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Performer: Alexander Hargreaves

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SydneyCarmen

© Georges Antoni
Bizet: Carmen
Christian Badea; John Bell; Opera Australia; Tahu Matheson; Michael Scott-Mitchell; Teresa Negroponte; Véronica Simeoni

MelbourneMadama Butterfly

© Georges Antoni
Puccini: Madama Butterfly
Pier Giorgio Morandi; Graeme Murphy; Opera Australia; Jennifer Irwin; Hiromi Omura; Andeka Gorrotxategi; Christopher Hillier
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Haunting expressionist drama: Reimann's Ghost Sonata

Anne-Louise Cole (The Fiancee) and Dominica Matthews (The Mummy) © Prudence Upton
A brilliantly staged production of Reimann's Ghost Sonata by Opera Australia shows once again that modernist opera can be compelling if a provocative story is rendered by an outstanding cast.
*****
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Jonas Kaufmann stars in Opera Australia's Andrea Chénier

Pinchas Steinberg and Jonas Kaufmann © Keith Saunders
A successful concert performance of Umberto Giordano's verismo hit in Sydney, with a trio of international stars. 
****1
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Of art and genius: exceptional world premiere of Whiteley in Sydney

Leigh Melrose (Brett Whiteley) © Prudence Upton
Opera Australia delivers a sensational new Elena Kats-Chernin opera about the immensely gifted and troubled Australian painter, Brett Whiteley.
****1
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A new, darker Butterfly at Opera Australia

Karah Son (Cio-Cio-San) © Prudence Upton
Graeme Murphy's new Madama Butterfly opens with arrestingly kinky imagery and heavily exploits digital projections thereafter, but the joy of the production is in the uniform excellence of the performers, headed by the outstanding Karah Son in the title role.
****1
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Seven fantasies replace seven veils

Lise Lindstrom (Salome) © Prudence Upton
Gale Edwards' Opera Australia staging of Richard Strauss' bloody opera is revived with Lise Lindstrom in the title role. 
****1
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