Sunday Afternoon Opera

Sunday Afternoon Opera

  Opera Australia presents Great Opera Hits their annual series of Sunday afternoon concerts featuring favourite opera arias. Great Opera Hits features some of the classics of opera, amongst them, Brindisi,the drinking song from La traviata,  Au fond du temple saint, the duet from Bizet’s The Pearlfishers (Les Pêcheurs de perles) and arias from Puccini’s La Boheme and…

The Metropolitan Orchestra comes of age with a name change

The Metropolitan Orchestra comes of age with a name change

In the three years since its founding in 2009, the then Metropolitan Chamber Orchestra has accumulated a busy performing schedule and grown rapidly in scope, performing across genres and with many respected soloists, amongst them,  clarinetist Francesco Celata,  cellist Emma-Jane Murphy, tenors Rosario La Spina and Henry Choo, baritone Barry Ryan, sopranos Anke Höppner and Teresa La Rocca and…