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WA Opera heads to The Pinnacles

WA Opera heads to The Pinnacles

The West Australian Opera will be returning to The Pinnacles in the Nambung National Park for a very special show on Saturday 4th April. The company strives to be the opera company for all Western Australians. In keeping with its commitment to provide access to opera in regional and remote areas, they’ll b delivering Opera […]

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Review | Hansel and Gretel was magical fun for all the family

Review | Hansel and Gretel was magical fun for all the family

Hansel and Gretel | Supreme Court Gardens | 22nd Feb | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ WA Opera presented their annual Opera in the Park event on Sunday night and it was a fun and frolicking affair with Hansel and Gretel.  Performed in English, the opera is a light hearted and comical telling of the Grimm brothers classic fairytale, […]

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Tim Finn prepares to deliver his first opera with ‘Star Navigator’

Tim Finn prepares to deliver his first opera with ‘Star Navigator’

Without doubt one of the biggest cultural events on the calendar for 2020 is the West Australian Opera’s production of Star Navigator, a new work by musician Tim Finn. The brand new opera, Finn’s first, was commissioned by West Australian Opera, New Zealand Opera and Victorian Opera and supported by the state government of Western Australia. […]

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WA Opera’s ‘Sweeney Todd’ is a box office sell-out success

Sweeney Todd | His Majesty’s Theatre | Until 20th July SOLD OUT  | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½ WA Opera’s staging of Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street has been rewarded with a sell-out season before the curtain even rose on the opening night performance. The tale of the barber who ruthlessly murders […]

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Opera in the Park brings ‘La traviata’ to Supreme Court Gardens

Opera in the Park brings ‘La traviata’ to Supreme Court Gardens

Opera in the Park returns to the City of Perth in 2019 with West Australian Opera’s production of the Verdi classic La traviata. La traviata tells the story of Violetta, a courtesan with a tragic secret. When she encounters the charming Alfredo, who is besotted with her, Violetta sees the chance for a new life with […]

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Review | WA Opera doesn’t shy away from the dark side of Don Giovanni

Review | WA Opera doesn’t shy away from the dark side of Don Giovanni

Don Giovanni | His Majesty’s Theatre | til Oct 27 | ★ ★ ★ ★  West Australian Opera’s 2018 production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni brings life to the legend of the fictional libertine Don Juan, ultimate seducer. This tragi-comedy follows the life of a dark, seductive anti-hero working his way through the women of Europe in the […]

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Review | WA Opera’s ‘Carmen’ is brilliant

Review | WA Opera’s ‘Carmen’ is brilliant

Carmen | His Majesty’s Theatre | Until July 28th July | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★   Carmen is one of opera’s most loved works. Georges Bizet’s scandalous work is filled with tunes that everybody knows – even if you’ve never seen the work performed. The opera’s most loved songs Habanera: L’amour est un oiseau rebelle and the Toreador song have pervaded every […]

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Lindy Hume on why the opera ‘Carmen’ is so loved by audiences

Lindy Hume on why the opera ‘Carmen’ is so loved by audiences

The Western Australia Opera’s production of Carmen has been a sell-out before the curtain even rises on the first performance. It’s been a long journey to bring the production back to the stage at His Majesty’s Theatre. A few years ago the company abandoned plans to stage the work after there was concerns of a conflict with […]

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Opera at the Quarry adds an extra show – don’t hesitate if you want to go

Opera at the Quarry adds an extra show – don’t hesitate if you want to go

Back in May when the WA Opera announced it would be playing some of opera most loved works at a two-night engagement at the Quarry Amphitheatre, tickets sold out within a day or two. Now, due to popular demand, they’ve added a third show on Thursday 15th November. If you’d like to go though, we […]

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Tickets to WA Opera’s ‘Opera at the Quarry’ selling very fast

Tickets to WA Opera’s  ‘Opera at the Quarry’ selling very fast

Tickets to the WA Opera’s Opera at the Quarry performance have just gone on sale, and are selling at a record pace, so much that there’s only a handful left. Opera at the Quarry will be at the Quarry Amphitheatre on Friday 16 November and Saturday 17 November and will feature a selection of pieces […]

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