In Conversation: Stuart Skelton

In Conversation: Stuart Skelton

On Wagner, musical preparation and the importance of text.

In Conversation: Stuart Skelton

On Wagner, musical preparation and the importance of text.

by Stuart Skelton /
In Conversation: Catherine Carby

In Conversation: Catherine Carby

Australian mezzo-soprano Catherine Carby on Rossini, self-love and music preparation.

In Conversation: Catherine Carby

Australian mezzo-soprano Catherine Carby on Rossini, self-love and music preparation.

by Catherine Carby /
My Rehearsal Room: Max Riebl

My Rehearsal Room: Max Riebl

On the importance of preparing well and trusting your voice. 

My Rehearsal Room: Max Riebl

On the importance of preparing well and trusting your voice. 

by Max Riebl /
In Conversation: Sarah Ampil

In Conversation: Sarah Ampil

On the highs and lows of learning to deal with criticism. 

In Conversation: Sarah Ampil

On the highs and lows of learning to deal with criticism. 

by Sarah Ampil /
My Rehearsal Room: Jordan Auld

My Rehearsal Room: Jordan Auld

From backstage at Cordelia Potted Opera's Suor Angelica.

My Rehearsal Room: Jordan Auld

From backstage at Cordelia Potted Opera's Suor Angelica.

by Jordan Auld /
My Rehearsal Room: Vanessa Scammell

My Rehearsal Room: Vanessa Scammell

A day in the life of the conductor leading Opera Australia's The Merry Widow. 

My Rehearsal Room: Vanessa Scammell

A day in the life of the conductor leading Opera Australia's The Merry Widow. 

by Vanessa Scammell /
In Conversation: Deborah Cheetham AO

In Conversation: Deborah Cheetham AO

The importance of opera and celebrating new music. 

In Conversation: Deborah Cheetham AO

The importance of opera and celebrating new music. 

by Deborah Cheetham AO /
In Conversation: Emma Pearson

In Conversation: Emma Pearson

On role preparation, motherhood and Rufus Wainwright.

In Conversation: Emma Pearson

On role preparation, motherhood and Rufus Wainwright.

by Emma Pearson /
My Rehearsal Room: Chelsea Kluga

My Rehearsal Room: Chelsea Kluga

Behind the scenes of WAO's Lucia di Lammermoor. 

My Rehearsal Room: Chelsea Kluga

Behind the scenes of WAO's Lucia di Lammermoor. 

by Chelsea Kluga /
My Rehearsal Room: Lyndon Green

My Rehearsal Room: Lyndon Green

An update from Songmakers Australia's inaugural Young Songmaker.  

My Rehearsal Room: Lyndon Green

An update from Songmakers Australia's inaugural Young Songmaker.  

by Lyndon Green /
In Conversation: Taryn Fiebig

In Conversation: Taryn Fiebig

Fresh from WAO's The Merry Widow, Taryn Fiebig on criticism, endless learning and score study. 

In Conversation: Taryn Fiebig

Fresh from WAO's The Merry Widow, Taryn Fiebig on criticism, endless learning and score study. 

by Taryn Fiebig /
In Conversation: Hubert Francis

In Conversation: Hubert Francis

Being a young artist, life on the road and finding balance with Sydney Eisteddfod adjudicator, Hubert Francis. 

In Conversation: Hubert Francis

Being a young artist, life on the road and finding balance with Sydney Eisteddfod adjudicator, Hubert Francis. 

by Hubert Francis /
Our Rehearsal Room: Mandy Farmer

Our Rehearsal Room: Mandy Farmer

A view of rehearsal from the Production Manager of WAO's The Merry Widow.

Our Rehearsal Room: Mandy Farmer

A view of rehearsal from the Production Manager of WAO's The Merry Widow.

by Mandy Farmer /
In Conversation: Paul Smith

In Conversation: Paul Smith

On the place of contemporary opera, dealing with writer's block and developing a story (from the middle)

In Conversation: Paul Smith

On the place of contemporary opera, dealing with writer's block and developing a story (from the middle)

by Paul Smith /
Beginning as a Director

Beginning as a Director

Getting started as a director, with or without a performance background.

Beginning as a Director

Getting started as a director, with or without a performance background.

by Stuart Maunder /
In Conversation: Celeste Lazarenko

In Conversation: Celeste Lazarenko

Playing the fox, navigating the opera industry and singing overseas.

In Conversation: Celeste Lazarenko

Playing the fox, navigating the opera industry and singing overseas.

by Celeste Lazarenko /
In Conversation: Natalie Aroyan

In Conversation: Natalie Aroyan

On balancing commitments, learning new roles and the perks of having a business degree. 

In Conversation: Natalie Aroyan

On balancing commitments, learning new roles and the perks of having a business degree. 

by Natalie Aroyan /
Embracing Freedom: Yoga for Singers

Embracing Freedom: Yoga for Singers

Developing a new method of movement for classical singers. 

Embracing Freedom: Yoga for Singers

Developing a new method of movement for classical singers. 

by Mariana Masetto /
My Rehearsal Room: Tabatha McFadyen

My Rehearsal Room: Tabatha McFadyen

On collaborations, marketing and looking after yourself in "Competition Land". 

My Rehearsal Room: Tabatha McFadyen

On collaborations, marketing and looking after yourself in "Competition Land". 

by Tabatha McFadyen /
In Conversation: Ruth Blythman

In Conversation: Ruth Blythman

On creative practice, getting your start in production and making music visual. 

In Conversation: Ruth Blythman

On creative practice, getting your start in production and making music visual. 

by Ruth Blythman /
Musical Partners: Lotte Betts-Dean and Joseph Havlat

Musical Partners: Lotte Betts-Dean and Joseph Havlat

Trust, history and Messiaen, with mezzo-soprano Lotte Betts-Dean and pianist Joseph Havlat.  

Musical Partners: Lotte Betts-Dean and Joseph Havlat

Trust, history and Messiaen, with mezzo-soprano Lotte Betts-Dean and pianist Joseph Havlat.  

by Lotte Betts-Dean /
In Conversation: Caitlin Vincent

In Conversation: Caitlin Vincent

The acclaimed librettist and singer on juggling creative careers and building characters. 

In Conversation: Caitlin Vincent

The acclaimed librettist and singer on juggling creative careers and building characters. 

by Caitlin Vincent /
In Conversation: Antoinette Halloran

In Conversation: Antoinette Halloran

Before WAO's Tosca, we speak with leading lady, Antoinette Halloran. 

    In Conversation: Antoinette Halloran

    Before WAO's Tosca, we speak with leading lady, Antoinette Halloran. 

      by Antoinette Halloran /
      In Conversation: Tim Stitz

      In Conversation: Tim Stitz

      Bringing together culture, sculpture, electronics and voice to create opera for a new world.

      In Conversation: Tim Stitz

      Bringing together culture, sculpture, electronics and voice to create opera for a new world.

      by Tim Stitz /
      Musical Partners: Andrea Katz and Nick Dinopoulos

      Musical Partners: Andrea Katz and Nick Dinopoulos

      An informal chat with two much-loved Songmakers. 

      Musical Partners: Andrea Katz and Nick Dinopoulos

      An informal chat with two much-loved Songmakers. 

      by Songmakers Australia /
      Backstage Pass: Recording Siegfried

      Backstage Pass: Recording Siegfried

      The final puzzle piece in Deborah Humble's Hong Kong experience. 

      Backstage Pass: Recording Siegfried

      The final puzzle piece in Deborah Humble's Hong Kong experience. 

      by Deborah Humble /
      In Conversation: Lotte Betts-Dean

      In Conversation: Lotte Betts-Dean

      On growing up with contemporary art music and making your own opportunities.

      In Conversation: Lotte Betts-Dean

      On growing up with contemporary art music and making your own opportunities.

      by Lotte Betts-Dean /
      2017: A Landmark Anniversary for West Australian Opera

      2017: A Landmark Anniversary for West Australian Opera

      Thoughts on the fiftieth anniversary of WAO from Artistic Director, Brad Cohen. 

      2017: A Landmark Anniversary for West Australian Opera

      Thoughts on the fiftieth anniversary of WAO from Artistic Director, Brad Cohen. 

      by Brad Cohen /
      Backstage Pass: Performing Siegfried

      Backstage Pass: Performing Siegfried

      Putting Wagner's epic opera on stage with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra. 

      Backstage Pass: Performing Siegfried

      Putting Wagner's epic opera on stage with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra. 

      by Deborah Humble /
      In Conversation: Fiona Campbell

      In Conversation: Fiona Campbell

      Before WAO's Opera in the Park, we speak with leading lady, Fiona Campbell.

      In Conversation: Fiona Campbell

      Before WAO's Opera in the Park, we speak with leading lady, Fiona Campbell.

      by Fiona Campbell /
      Backstage Pass: Rehearsing Siegfried with Deborah Humble

      Backstage Pass: Rehearsing Siegfried with Deborah Humble

      Mezzo-soprano Deborah Humble takes us behind the scenes of Hong Kong Opera's Siegfried. 

      Backstage Pass: Rehearsing Siegfried with Deborah Humble

      Mezzo-soprano Deborah Humble takes us behind the scenes of Hong Kong Opera's Siegfried. 

      by Deborah Humble /
      In Conversation: Kanen Breen

      In Conversation: Kanen Breen

      On setbacks, cabaret and telling stories with opera. 

      In Conversation: Kanen Breen

      On setbacks, cabaret and telling stories with opera. 

      by Kanen Breen /
      Sydney Chamber Opera's Renaissance Polymath

      Sydney Chamber Opera's Renaissance Polymath

      Ahead of their Sydney Festival premiere, we speak with SCO Artistic Director, Jack Symonds. 

      Sydney Chamber Opera's Renaissance Polymath

      Ahead of their Sydney Festival premiere, we speak with SCO Artistic Director, Jack Symonds. 

      by Sydney Chamber Opera /
      Behind The Ring: Part Four - Götterdämmerung

      Behind The Ring: Part Four - Götterdämmerung

      One final look at Opera Australia's Ring. 

      Behind The Ring: Part Four - Götterdämmerung

      One final look at Opera Australia's Ring. 

      by Greg Eldridge /
      Behind The Ring: Part Three - Siegfried

      Behind The Ring: Part Three - Siegfried

      Moving into the theatre with Opera Australia

      Behind The Ring: Part Three - Siegfried

      Moving into the theatre with Opera Australia

      by Greg Eldridge /
      Behind The Ring: Part Two - Die Walküre

      Behind The Ring: Part Two - Die Walküre

      Stepping behind the curtain of Opera Australia's Ring Cycle. 

      Behind The Ring: Part Two - Die Walküre

      Stepping behind the curtain of Opera Australia's Ring Cycle. 

      by Greg Eldridge /
      Behind The Ring: Part One - Das Rheingold

      Behind The Ring: Part One - Das Rheingold

      Heading backstage at Opera Australia's epic Ring Cycle.

      Behind The Ring: Part One - Das Rheingold

      Heading backstage at Opera Australia's epic Ring Cycle.

      by Greg Eldridge /
      In Conversation: Fiona Jopson, Soprano

      In Conversation: Fiona Jopson, Soprano

      An interview with Australian soprano, Fiona Jopson, following her role debut as Ariadne with OperaBox Perth. 

      In Conversation: Fiona Jopson, Soprano

      An interview with Australian soprano, Fiona Jopson, following her role debut as Ariadne with OperaBox Perth. 

      by Fiona Jopson /
      Our Creative Process: Blanke Knochen Opera

      Our Creative Process: Blanke Knochen Opera

      Assistant editor Hannah Spracklan-Holl talks to Kate and James from BK Opera about their exciting new production of Carmen. 

      Our Creative Process: Blanke Knochen Opera

      Assistant editor Hannah Spracklan-Holl talks to Kate and James from BK Opera about their exciting new production of Carmen. 

      by Hannah Spracklan-Holl /
      In Conversation: Greg Eldridge, Director

      In Conversation: Greg Eldridge, Director

      Juggling the workload, dealing with reviews and remembering faces by drawing cartoons.

      In Conversation: Greg Eldridge, Director

      Juggling the workload, dealing with reviews and remembering faces by drawing cartoons.

      by Greg Eldridge /
      In Conversation: Brenton Spiteri, Tenor

      In Conversation: Brenton Spiteri, Tenor

      The lyric tenor on new music, and going from student musician to professional opera singer. 

      In Conversation: Brenton Spiteri, Tenor

      The lyric tenor on new music, and going from student musician to professional opera singer. 

      by Brenton Spiteri /
      In Conversation: Cameron Menzies, Director

      In Conversation: Cameron Menzies, Director

      Opera talk, with award-winning director, Cameron Menzies.

      In Conversation: Cameron Menzies, Director

      Opera talk, with award-winning director, Cameron Menzies.

      by Cameron Menzies /
      Postcard from London

      Postcard from London

      Australian tenor Samuel Sakker shares his story of moving to England to study. 

      Postcard from London

      Australian tenor Samuel Sakker shares his story of moving to England to study. 

      by Samuel Sakker /
      In Conversation: Shoestring Opera

      In Conversation: Shoestring Opera

      The freedom of producing a rarely performed opera.

      In Conversation: Shoestring Opera

      The freedom of producing a rarely performed opera.

      by Matthew Toogood /
      Mastering the Class

      Mastering the Class

      How you can get more out of the masterclasses you attend. 

      Mastering the Class

      How you can get more out of the masterclasses you attend. 

      by Daniel Carison /