Then Opera Australia’s Great Opera Hits is for you.
A perfect test drive of the world’s most famous arias, the concert introduces novices to the vast world of opera through familiar tunes.
Musical masterpieces by history’s greatest composers, including Bizet, Puccini, Rossini and Verdi, are showcased in a relaxed and at times irreverent, 90-minute concert – an ideal first-time experience of the impact and atmosphere of live opera performance.
From Pretty Women wannabes to Star Trekkies, many people may be more familiar with opera than they think, recognising tunes from their favourite TV shows or fast-food and pasta ads.
Celebrated conductor Brian Castles-Onion AM who plays host and pianist, will captivate and guide audiences through the world of opera with his light-hearted, witty charm.
Each performance will feature a combination of four of OA’s finest principal artists: sopranos Petah Chapman, Sophie Salvesani and Anne-Louise Cole, mezzos soprano Sian Sharp and Chanyang Choi, tenors Simon Kim and Thomas strong, and baritones tenor Luke Gabbedy and Alexander Sefton.
Performed under the iconic sails of the Sydney Opera House, share the magic of experiencing an unforgettable evening listening to opera’s finest on a world-renowned stage.
Watch the trailer for a sneak peek here
Venue: Joan Sutherland Theatre| Sydney Opera House
Date: 26 -28 Dec 2021
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