Announcing Cavalli’s Giasone
Those of a certain age will remember the ABC radio program The Argonauts’ Club. It was loosely based on the mythical story of Jason’s search for the Golden Fleece. As his parents told it, a young Ken Nielsen wore a hole in the cloth covering the radio loudspeaker, so closely did he listen each afternoon. [...]
It’s a new year – where has the time gone? – and we’re so looking forward to bringing you a new (old) opera. Cavalli’s Giasone will be our twelfth production. Over the course of this year, we’ll be sharing lots of information via these newsletters about the opera, our cast, and the music. We love [...]
Castor & Pollux Day 22
The first day with the orchestra! And what a day it was. A sweltering Sydney summer day (around 36 degrees in the middle of the day) – various players who have arrived from overseas or interstate looked quite shell-shocked by the heat and humidity, but fortunately the beautifully air-conditioned studio (thanks Opera Australia) was at [...]
David Hansen in Vivaldi's Griselda
David Hansen's star turn as Ottone from our 2011 production of Vivaldi's Griselda. Enjoy David's fabulous cork-popping aria.
Listen again to Derek Welton as Creon from Haydn's L'anima del filosofo.
Volunteer for Pinchgut Opera
Are you a sewer? Good with hammer and nails and fancy yourself a set-builder? Perhaps you can distribute flyers & posters in your local cafe, or library? Maybe you enjoy the soothing, repetitive action of stuffing envelopes? Contact us to volunteer!