I have seen classic, contemporary and experimental takes on orchestra, as I am sure many others have too – but I doubt many have seen something quite as grandiose and extravagant as the wild ride that Synthony takes you on.
You may have seen a performance of The Wizard of Oz, but doubtful that you have seen one quite like this, with a cast and crew that outnumbers anything I have ever encountered.
The infamy of Cluedo has returned from it's board-game glory, finding a new home tucked away in the labyrinth of Baedecker in Fortitude Valley.
Opera Queensland deserves great praise for opening their 2019 season with this lovely work. If there is one contemporary opera to make audiences realise that it is still a wonderful artistic form, and that we don’t always need Puccini, this is it.
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Then Mime asks, What is the race which lives on the stage? And Wotan answers, On the stage live those consummate artists, the singers.
Wonderful. Quite wonderful.