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February 17, 2020

Opera Queensland's 2020 studio concert series brings an intimate operatic experience, combining a singer and an accompanist for an hour of thoughtfully chosen pieces of operatic and musical repertoire. 

The sweet voice of Hayley Sugars in Songs of Desire exceeded expect...

November 18, 2019

From the opening bars, the dynamic classical duo consisting of coloratura soprano Alexandra Flood and pianist Alex Raineri capture the audience’s attention. Flood’s flawless execution and powerful control of the voice and Raineri’s dexterity and fine musical balance fo...

June 15, 2019

Transporting the classic Tosca to the 1970s for its season at QPAC, Opera Queensland is having an exultant effect on Brisbane audiences once again.

Featuring Australian-born international opera singers Rachelle Durkin (soprano) and Angus Wood (tenor) as the lovers, Flo...

May 5, 2019

Ahead of Circa and Australian Brandenburg Orchestra’s latest collaboration in English Baroque performance at QPAC on 21 May, we chatted with American-Australian soprano Jane Sheldon.

Can you tell us about ‘exploratory chamber music’ and how it has become a part of your...

September 23, 2018

How do you stage a full scale opera in a concert hall? You put the orchestra on the stage!

Peter Grimes is a co-production between Brisbane Festival, Opera Queensland, Philip Bacon AM, QPAC and QSO. It brings together some stellar international performers with Stuart Sk...

June 23, 2018

Three fast paced acts, three amazing sets, live orchestra, delicious humour, plot twists and more – this is The Merry Widow staged by Opera Queensland!

If you ever thought that opera is boring, it is time to re-think. This is Oscar Wilde meets slapstick comedy! A juicy...

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