What's New

13th August, 2018

The Boy from Oz

Now in its 20th year in an industry noted for its fickleness, The Production Company has a special spot in its heart for one of the few ...

11th August, 2018

Der Rosenkavalier

Richard Strauss’ romantic comedy Der Rosenkavalier, has been an audience favourite since its first performance in 1911, and Thursday evening was no exception, with the good-sized ...

02nd August, 2018

MSO: West Side Story

The origins of West Side Story date back to the late ’40’s, when Jerome Robbins pitched the idea of a modern adaptation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and ...

23rd July, 2018

The Mikado

This production by Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Victoria  is to be viewed through the lens of community theatre, where productions are undertaken for the genuine love ...

19th July, 2018

Madame Butterfly

Madame Butterfly had its Opening Night at the Drum Theatre in Dandenong Friday July 13th, and is now touring regional centres – Opera Australia’s website lists ...

16th July, 2018

Victorian Opera: William Tell

Design or coincidence? Whatever the reason, Victorian Opera’s fine production of Willliam Tell could not have found a more appropriate night to open than July 14: ...

Concert Reviews

It was a jam-packed audience that gathered at the Melbourne Town Hall for the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra’s concert last Friday and it surely must have had …

Combining the passion of Mendelssohn and the flamboyancy of Shakespeare, the Flinders Quartet unleashed their dramatic side in their second program of the year, a Midsummer …

Walking to St Peter’s Eastern Hill on a cold and windy Sunday afternoon for The Falling of the Leaves, the Hamer Singers’ latest concert, it was …

Pianist Joyce Yang first came to international attention with her stunning performances at the 2005 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition where she was not only the …

This was to have been a regular review of an always-welcome ensemble with an interesting program of work and so it is … to begin. The …

There might not have been much madness as promised in Sumi Jo’s recital at the Melbourne Recital Centre, but there was certainly a lot of love. …