John Bell, who has performed in The Tempest three times but never directed it, celebrates Bell Shakespeare’s 25th anniversary by undertaking this enchanting tale at the Sydney Opera House from August 19-September 18.
THIS year's Voices in the Forest will be the fifth. To mark the occasion, and because opera is a romantic idiom. artistic director Christopher Latham said he would be making a concerted effort to make it as romantic as possible. To that end, a highlight would be an abridged performance of one of the most popular of all romantic operas, Puccini's La Boheme.
The Camellia Tree, the song written by the granddaughter of the late Right Honourable Malcolm Fraser, upon his death earlier this year, will now be released to the public on Saturday, August 1 with all proceeds going to the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre.