Opera In The Domain Returns In January

Image credit Ben Symons courtesy Opera Australia
Image credit Ben Symons courtesy Opera Australia

An exciting line up of some of Australia’s finest opera singers and musical talent will perform under the stars in Opera Australia’s annual Mazda Opera in the Domain.

Pack a picnic basket, gather a few friends, settle-in under the stars and be swept up by the soaring melodies of some of the world’s greatest music at this free, all-ages event.

Mazda Opera in the Domain is the ideal opportunity for first-time and seasoned opera- goers alike to experience the magic of opera, with highlights from the world’s most popular operas like Carmen, Turandot and La Traviata by opera’s most loved composers including Bizet, Puccini and Verdi. This event is free and no bookings are required.

Hosted by popular radio presenter Christopher Lawrence and Mazda Australia ambassador Rob Mills, the concert features the vocal talents of soprano Lorina Gore, mezzo-soprano Sian Pendry, baritone Michael Honeyman and tenor Diego Torre, with the Opera Australia Orchestra conducted by Tahu Matheson.

Other entertainment includes food and beverage stalls, a photo booth, an Instagram-worthy flower wall and ticket giveaways; the Mazda Garden Bar returns this year where Mazda owners can show their car key to receive a free mocktail.

Conductor: Tahu Matheson / Singers: Michael Honeyman | Sian Pendry | Diego Torre | Lorina Gore with the Opera Australia Orchestra

Hosts: Christopher Lawrence and Rob Mills

SHOSTAKOVICH Festive Overture/ ROSSINI ‘Largo al factotum’ from The Barber of Seville/ BIZET ‘Seguidilla’ from Carmen/ PUCCINI ‘Che gelida manina’ from La Bohème / VERDI Overture to La Forza del Destino / BIZET ‘Votre Toast (Toreador’s Song)’ from Carmen /
BIZET ‘Au fond du temple saint’ from Les Pêcheurs des Perles /VERDI ‘Ah, fors’ è lui…Follie! Follie!…Sempre libera’ from La Traviata


ROSSINI Overture to William Tell/SAINT-SAENS ‘Mon coeur s’ouvre à ta voix’ from Samson et Dalila/PUCCINI ‘Musetta’s Waltz’ from La Bohème/MASCAGNI Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana/PUCCINI ‘E lucevan le stelle’ from Tosca/SAINT-SAENS ‘Bacchanale’ from Samson et Dalila /DELIBES ‘Dôme épais, le jasmin’ from Lakmé /PUCCINI ‘Nessun dorma’ from Turandot

This event is free. No bookings required

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