Events in Australia & Overseas

Sydney Opera Society Program 2018

August 4: “A Sydney Singer’s Musical Life Journey” – Brad Cooper, Opera Australia tenor

September 1: “Devil Take Her” ABC TV black / white opera 1962, and discussion with its singers, including member, Marie Tysoe, OAM, Robert Gard, OBE and Russell Smith

October 13: TBC Mystery Talk – Dr David Larkin

November 3: Annual General Meeting 1.15 pm; Artaserse - Hasse – Dr Jill Sullivan Opera Australia mezzo ***

December Xmas Party lunch: venue TBA

*** Pinchgut Opera 29 Nov; 1, 2, 4, 5 Dec

Act III, 'Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg' - 4 August 2018

The State Opera of South Australia presents a concert performance of Act III of Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg at Adelaide Festival Theatre on Saturday 4 August. 

Conductor – Nicholas Braithwaite.

Kate Ladner as Eva, Bradley Daley as Walther, Shane Lowrencev as Hans Sachs and acclaimed British Wagner specialist Andrew Shore as Beckmesser.

Asher Fisch & WASO’s Wagner Journey: August 2018

Asher Fisch and WASO’s Wagner journey continues in 2018 with two concert performances of Tristan und Isolde at Perth Concert Hall.

Thursday 16 August 2018 at 6:00pm

Sunday 19 August 2018 at 2.00pm

These performances will be the centrepiece of WASO’s 90th anniversary celebrations.

WASO is thrilled to welcome the finest Tristan of our time, superstar tenor Stuart Skelton, and world-renowned soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek to headline an exceptional cast of Australian and international singers.

'Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg' - 13-22 November 2018

Opera Australia’s Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg - a co-production with Covent Garden - at the Melbourne Arts Centre.

The cast will include Melbourne Ring veterans James Johnson as Sachs, Stefan Vinke as Walter, Warwick Fyfe as Beckmesser, with Natalie Aroyan debuting as Eva.