Opera Australia’s 2020 Sydney Season a showcase of exceptional local and international talent

Opera Australia (OA) launched its 2020 Sydney season, presenting an exciting program that will deliver a selection of opera’s greatest hits along with some rare gems that will feature the best talent from around the world including a record number of alumni from OA’s Young Artists Program.

OA’s Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini emphasised the company’s success and the continued expansion of its programs and artists.

“We have built an international reputation as one of the best opera companies in the world and our 2020 program reflects our ability to foster local Australian performers as well as cast talent from overseas including exceptional singers Renée Fleming, Jennifer Rowley and Carmen Topciu to name just a few.

“We’re striking a balance between traditional approaches and modern creativity, delivering debuting singers and crowd-favourites, and nurturing young performers whilst showcasing international stars,” Terracini said.

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Opera Australia’s innovative digital production of
Madama Butterfly headlines a 2020 season full of Melbourne premieres

Opera Australia today revealed its 2020 Melbourne program announcing a full season of Melbourne premieres, including Graeme Murphy’s Madama Butterfly, which will be the first of the Company’s critically acclaimed digital productions to be performed in the State Theatre.

Speaking at the 2020 season launch, Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini highlighted the variety and calibre of shows to be presented in Melbourne.

“Opera Australia’s 2020 Melbourne season highlights how we as a company, are constantly seeking to deliver new and exciting programs. We are thrilled to be presenting one of our new digital productions, and along with three other new productions, including one of the most renowned musicals of all time, Fiddler on the Roof, it will be a showcase of the finest talent both on and off the stage.”

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