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Classical music, opera, ballet and dance in Melbourne, VIC, Australia

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MelbourneLSO: Australia Tour

Adams, Debussy, Ravel
London Symphony Orchestra; Sir Simon Rattle

MelbourneLSO: Australia Tour

Mahler: Symphony no. 7
London Symphony Orchestra; Sir Simon Rattle

MelbourneDarkness and Light

Ravel, Eötvös, Takemitsu, Debussy
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra; Nodoka Okisawa; Yinuo Mu; MSO Chorus

MelbourneMSO Mornings: Darkness and Light

Ravel, Eötvös, Debussy
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra; Nodoka Okisawa; Yinuo Mu; MSO Chorus

MelbourneVerdi's Requiem

Verdi: Messa da Requiem
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra; Jaime Martín; Maija Kovalevska; Catherine Carby; Kang Wang; Jonathan Lemalu

MelbourneBeethoven Fives

Beethoven, Dean
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra; Jaime Martín; Jonathan Biss
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Send in the clowns: Alexei Ratmansky revives Harlequinade

A lovingly reproduced historical reconstruction, but is it enough to connect with modern Australian audiences?
***11
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Treasure in the rubble: Jonas Kaufman makes Australian stage debut

Star tenor Jonas Kaufmann sings the title role in Olivier Py's dour and symbolism-heavy Lohengrin, set in post-war Berlin.
****1
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A marvellous Walküre from Melbourne Opera

Melbourne Opera have done a magnificent job with this Die Walküre production. Everything about it has succeeded. And maybe in Zara Barrett they have discovered a new Brünnhilde.

*****
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Compelling to hear, amazing to see: Opera Australia’s Aida

Using bold digital panels, D-Wok has created stunning visual effects. World class singers provide an outstanding aural experience.

****1
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Melbourne Opera mines Australian talent in new Rheingold

Melbourne Opera has produced a critically and popularly successful Das Rheingold, which bodes well for the planned development of a full Ring cycle over the next four years.
****1
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Young cast, old production: Opera Australia’s Rigoletto is on song

A much-loved 1991 production evoking Fellini’s post-war glamour and grime is revived with three talented young principals, including Mongolian baritone Amartuvshin Enkhbat in the title role.
****1
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