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Performer: Luke Gabbedy

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MelbourneFaust

Faust
Gounod: Faust
Guillaume Tourniaire; Sir David McVicar; Opera Australia; Charles Edwards; Brigitte Reiffenstuel; Saimir Pirgu; Maria Mudryak

SydneyCarmen

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

SydneyDon Giovanni

© Georges Antoni
Mozart: Don Giovanni
Zhong Xu; Sir David McVicar; Opera Australia; Dane Lam; Robert Jones; Luca Micheletti

BrisbaneThe Ring Cycle: Götterdämmerung

The Ring Cycle: Götterdämmerung
Wagner: Götterdämmerung
Philippe Auguin; Chen Shi-Zheng; Opera Australia; Anita Yavich; Stefan Vinke; Allison Oakes; Luke Gabbedy
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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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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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Intense role debut from Michael Fabiano as Werther in Sydney

Michael Fabiano (Werther) © Prudence Upton
The real triumph of Michael Fabiano's role debut as Werther lay in controlling the bold intensity of his voice in favour of a sweet and lower-key level of passion – a match for Massenet's frequent choice of the cello.
****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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