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Performer: Graeme Macfarlane

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MelbourneTurandot

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

SydneyLA BOHÈME

© Georges Antoni
Puccini: La bohème
Carlo Goldstein; Gale Edwards; Tahu Matheson; Brian Thomson; Julie Lynch; Kang Wang

SydneyLa traviata

© Georges Antoni
Verdi: La traviata
Brian Castles-Onion; Constantine Costi; Opera Australia; Brian Thomson; Tess Schofield; Stacey Alleaume; Jessica Nuccio
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McVicar's The Marriage of Figaro lights up the Opera Australia stage

Paolo Bordogna (Figaro), Anna Dowlsey (Cherubino) and Stacey Alleaume (Susanna) © Prudence Upton
A beautiful 17th-century setting does nothing to dim the freshness and relevance of Sir David McVicar's production for Opera Australia.
****1
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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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Opera Australia revives spectacular storybook Turandot

Dancers in Opera Australia's Turandot © Keith Saunders
Amber Wagner delivers a thrilling performance in Opera Australia's revival of Graeme Murphy's Turandot – a spectacular feast for both the ears and eyes.
****1
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Master masons: Holten’s Meistersinger comes to Melbourne

Michael Kupfer-Radecky (Hans Sachs) © Jeff Busby
Having offered a strong feminist reading of Wagner's Ring, could Kasper Holten do the same again for Die Meistersinger? Opera Australia's co-production had moments of excellence, but ultimately left the viewer with more questions than answers
***11
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Opera Australia revives its Berlin Bohème

Yosep Kang (Rodolfo) and Maija Kovalevska (Mimì) © Jeff Busby
A fine cast led by Maija Kovalevska conveys the timeless beauty and emotion of Puccini’s Parisian melodrama, but the 1930s Berlin setting remains an imperfectly realised transformation.
***11
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