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Performer: Christopher Hillier

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MelbourneTurandot

Turandot
Puccini: Turandot
Christian Badea; Graeme Murphy; Opera Australia; Kristian Fredrikson; Lise Lindstrom; Walter Fraccaro

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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Mellifluous frivolity in OA's production of Il viaggio a Reims

Sian Sharp (Marchesa Melibea) and Shanul Sharma (Conte di Libenskof) © Prudence Upton
Rossini's opera is all about art and art lovers in this production by Damiano Michieletto.
***11
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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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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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Young cast, old production: Opera Australia’s Rigoletto is on song

Amartuvshin Enkhbat (Rigoletto) and Liparit Avetisyan (Duke of Mantua) © Jeff Busby
A much-loved 1991 production evoking Fellini’s post-war glamour and grime is revived with three talented young principals, including Mongolian baritone Amartuvshin Enkhbat 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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