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Tamar Iveri Cancels LGBT Apology Concert

Tamar Iveri Cancels LGBT Apology Concert

Tamar Iveri, the Georgian opera singer who came under fire for making homophobic comments in a public letter to Georgian president Giorgi Margvelashvili, has cancelled her planned apology show, which was intended to raise money for LGBT rights organisations. In June, Iveri was released from her contract with Opera Australia due to the remarks she […]

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Tamar Iveri to Hold Charity Event for Georgian LGBTIQ Community

Tamar Iveri to Hold Charity Event for Georgian LGBTIQ Community

Tamar Iveri, the Georgian Opera singer who was dismissed by Opera Australia last month is set to host a charity event for the LGBTIQ community in her home country. Opera Australia let the internationally acclaimed performer go after a huge social media backlash over homophobic comments the singer had posted to her Facebook page. In […]

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Opera Australia Sacks Tamar Iveri

Opera Australia Sacks Tamar Iveri

Opera Australia has dropped Georgian soprano Tamar Iveri following controversy regarding homophobic comments posted on her Facebook page. The comments were made in an open letter the singer wrote  to Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili last year following protests by LGBTQ activists on International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. Iveri said she was proud that […]

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Tamar Iveri’s Story Unravels

Tamar Iveri’s Story Unravels

La Monnaie Opera in Brussels has reportedly dropped Georgian soprano Tamar Iveri from their upcoming production of Verdi’s ‘Un Ballo in Maschera’ following media focus on her on anti-gay comments that appeared on the singer’s Facebook page. Earlier Story: Will Opera Australia Support Tamar Iveri? Last year a letter was posted on the soprano’s Facebook […]

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Will Opera Australia Support Tamar Iveri?

Will Opera Australia Support Tamar Iveri?

Pressure is building on Opera Australia to drop Georgian soprano Tamar Iveri’s upcoming performances with the company after it was revealed that the singer has posted homophobic statements on social media. Last year the Georgian singer posted an open letter on her Facebook page where she described gay people as fecal masses and sexual deviants. […]

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South Pacific Coming to WA

South Pacific Coming to WA

  Perth raised actress Lisa McCune is returning to Perth in Opera Australia’s production of ‘South Pacific’, surprisingly it’ll be the first time she’ll have appeared on a WA stage since she graduated from the WA Academy of Performing Arts over 20 years ago. Joining her in the cast is singer and actress Christine Anu […]

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