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  • An aerial photo of a crowd of thousands under lights in a park surrounded by high rise buildings Park opera still on song after 30 years
    Reviews

    Park opera still on song after 30 years

    27 February 2021

    The exceptional talents of some of our great opera stars turned Opera in the Park’s 30th Anniversary Gala into a transcendent experience, Rosalind Appleby discovered.

    Reading time • 5 minutesPerth Festival
  • A woman with long dark hair smiles at the camera Talking opera with Penny Shaw
    Podcasts

    Talking opera with Penny Shaw

    17 February 2021

    After 20 years of singing with the West Australian Opera, Penny Shaw is finally allowed to talk! The soprano is the MC for the City of Perth Opera in the Park this year and in this entertaining podcast she chats to Rosalind Appleby about life as an opera diva hosting gala events.

    Reading time • 3 minutesMusic
  • Beauty and bewilderment
    Reviews

    Beauty and bewilderment

    25 February 2020

    Tiffany Ha praises Hansel and Gretel, despite some questionable production aspects.

    Reading time • 4 minutesPerth Festival
  • Soprano in red velvet dress is flanked by a tenor in tuxedo Opera’s heart of gold
    Reviews

    Opera’s heart of gold

    4 February 2019

    Review: West Australian Opera, City of Perth Opera in the Park, La Traviata⋅ Supreme Court Gardens, February 2 ⋅ Review: Rosalind Appleby ⋅ For roughly 15 000…

    Reading time • 3 minutesMusic
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Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio