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Review: The Merry Widow

Director and choreographer Graeme Murphy has created a visual feast with this pacy new production of The Merry Widow presented by the State Opera, writes reviewer Greg Elliott.

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Music review: Dido & Aeneas

State Opera is experimenting with staging a classic opera in a modern venue – the former industrial warehouse that is now Plant 4, Bowden – with this presentation of Henry Purcell’s passionate tale of a consuming love affair.

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Review: The Pearl Fishers

Desiree Frahn shines as the golden priestess in State Opera’s picturesque realisation of Georges Bizet’s The Pearl Fishers, which tells the story of two men who fall in love with the same woman.


Review: Verdi Spectacular

State Opera and the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra have combined with the music of Giuseppe Verdi to produce a spectacular evening’s entertainment.


Review: State Opera’s Die Fledermaus

Director David Lampard’s State Opera production of the Strauss operetta Die Fledermaus is set in Beverly Hills, where the characters are busting to get to a celebrity party thrown by a Hollywood producer.