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A man in a dressing gown rubs his head while a woman in long ruffled pink skirt emerges from a wardrobe with bolt cutters over her shoulder. Wedding of wit and beauty
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Wedding of wit and beauty

25 October 2021

The sublime and the ridiculous sit side by side in West Australian Opera’s delightful The Marriage of Figaro, says Rosalind Appleby

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Matthew Lester as Beppe, Paul O'Neill as Canio, Emma Matthews as Nedda, Simon Meadows as Tonio in Pagliacci.Pic JamesRogers Three men and a woman are posed around a small flight of steps; each is gesturing dramatically, three to the central man who has his arm raised and his mouth open as though mid-sing. The men wear casual cream suits, that look like they're made of linen, the central man wears an 80s style brown leather jacket. The woman wears a fitted red jacket and a long and full black skirt. Everyday tales of love and murder
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Everyday tales of love and murder

21 July 2021

Love, lust, betrayal and murder are all a part of “everyday life” in this highly successful double bill, writes Leon Levy.

Reading time • 6 minutesMusic
hazy orange light bathes a conductor, orchestra and soloists. Behind the stage organ pipes glow in the light Collaboration brings out the best
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Collaboration brings out the best

17 May 2021

Stuffy traditions are pushed aside in a performance of Mendelssohn’s Elijah which Sandra Bowdler says is brought to life with imagination and solid musical values.

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Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio