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When the Avalanches met the orchestra: welcome to paradise
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When the Avalanches met the orchestra: welcome to paradise

The Avalanches played through their classic album Since I Left You with a symphony orchestra, and the big question was: how do you improve perfection?

  • by Barney Zwartz, Cameron Woodhead, Tony Way and Mikey Cahill

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He’s the hottest tenor in the world – but he’s worried about opera’s future

Jonas Kaufmann is the most bankable tenor in the business. But he says opera is facing an existential crisis, post pandemic.

  • by Nick Miller
Thrust into the spotlight, Stacey Alleaume is happy to die over and over on stage

Thrust into the spotlight, Stacey Alleaume is happy to die over and over on stage

The young soprano has come a long way from the little girl growing up in Melbourne’s outer east, practising crying in the mirror and begging to join the choir.

  • by Barney Zwartz
At least one-third of Opera Australia employees believe it has bullying problem

At least one-third of Opera Australia employees believe it has bullying problem

An internal survey of staff at Opera Australia found a third of employees believe bullying and harassment is an issue at the company.

  • by Andrew Taylor and Nathanael Cooper