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Performer: Warwick Fyfe

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SydneyIl viaggio a Reims

Il viaggio a Reims
Rossini: Il viaggio a Reims
Daniel Smith; Damiano Michieletto; Opera Australia; Paolo Fantin; Carla Teti; Irina Lungu; Emma Pearson

BrisbaneThe Ring Cycle: Das Rheingold

The Ring Cycle: Das Rheingold
Wagner: Das Rheingold
Philippe Auguin; Chen Shi-Zheng; Opera Australia; Anita Yavich; Vitalij Kowaljow; Michael Honeyman; Dean Bassett

BrisbaneThe Ring Cycle: Siegfried

The Ring Cycle: Siegfried
Wagner: Siegfried
Philippe Auguin; Chen Shi-Zheng; Opera Australia; Anita Yavich; Stefan Vinke; Andreas Conrad; Vitalij Kowaljow

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

SingaporeDie Walküre

Wagner: Die Walküre
Chan Tze Law; Edith Podesta; Bryan Register; Daniel Sumegi; Warwick Fyfe; Lee Bisset
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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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A giggle a minute: Il turco in Italia in Sydney

Stacey Alleaume (Fiorilla) and Paolo Bordogna (Selim) © Keith Saunders
Turco inspired many a great opera director in the past; understandably, as it offers plenty of splendid comic situations. Simon Phillips' hilarious 2014 production is revived by Opera Australia.
****1
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Digitally Aida’d: A new production at Opera Australia

Elena Gabouri (Amneris) and Amber Wagner (Aida) © Prudence Upton
Davide Livermore's digital set for Opera Australia's new production of Aida ushers in a new type of staging to the Sydney Opera House, and backs up a stellar performance from Amber Wagner in the title role.
****1
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Enter the madman: Massenet’s Don Quichotte in Sydney

Ferruccio Furlanetto (Don Quichotte) © Ken Howard | San Diego Opera
Massanet’s Don Quichotte is mounted by Opera Australia, in a production which creaks but is held together by fine singing from Ferruccio Furlanetto and Warwick Fyfe.
***11
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Jonas Kaufmann conquers Sydney as Parsifal

Jonas Kaufmann © Keith Saunders
As clearly visible on all photos, the Sydney Opera House has two “sails”, interconnected major sections. One of them houses concerts, the other operas. Opera performances, however, are not exclusively taking place in the Opera Theatre.
****1
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