Opera weighs cuts to the classics

Nancy Fabiola Herrera, centre, in the title role of Carmen, and the Opera Australia Chorus. A recent San Francisco ...

After several decades in which the trend has been towards longer, uncut operas, some impresarios and directors think it is time for the pendulum to swing back.

Welcome revival of rare, joyous gem

David Parkin (The King od Clubs), Rosario La Spina (The Prince) and Victoria Lambourn (Smeraldina) in Opera Australia's ...

The Love for Three Oranges's obstinate refusal to take anything seriously baffled its first audience in Chicago and it still baffles today, and that is the point.