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Head behind the scenes into the the world of Victorian Opera. Join conductors, directors, designers and singers as they share stories about bringing an opera to the stage.

The Art of Opera Victorian Opera

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    • 4.6 • 38 Ratings

Head behind the scenes into the the world of Victorian Opera. Join conductors, directors, designers and singers as they share stories about bringing an opera to the stage.

    Artists in Isolation: Queenie van de Zandt

    Artists in Isolation: Queenie van de Zandt

    On this episode of ‘The Art of Opera’, stage and screen star Queenie van de Zandt chats about creating her hilarious alter-ego Jan van de Stool, starring as The Witch in Victorian Opera’s production of ‘Into the Woods’ and harnessing the mind. 

    This interview was recorded in November 2020 as part of the company’s web series, 'Artists in Isolation'. Find the full series and much more via victorianopera.com.au.  

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    • 33 min
    Artists in Isolation: Lucy Maunder

    Artists in Isolation: Lucy Maunder

    On this episode of ‘The Art of Opera’, much-loved musical theatre star Lucy Maunder reflects on home life in 2020, her theatrical upbringing, and performing in Victorian Opera's production of 'Into the Woods'.
    This interview was recorded in September 2020 as part of the company’s web series, Artists in Isolation.

    Find the full series and much more via victorianopera.com.au.

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    • 20 min
    Artists in Isolation: Kanen Breen

    Artists in Isolation: Kanen Breen

    On this episode of ‘The Art of Opera’, the always hilarious Kanen Breen shares stories from his lockdown experience, mishaps on stage, and his love of lamp-making. 

    This interview was recorded in July 2020 as part of the company’s web series, 'Artists in Isolation'. Find the full series and much more via victorianopera.com.au.  

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    • 22 min
    Artistis in Isolation: Antoinette Halloran & James Egglestone

    Artistis in Isolation: Antoinette Halloran & James Egglestone

    On this episode of ‘The Art of Opera’, we speak with two of Australia’s best loved opera singers, soprano Antoinette Halloran and tenor James Egglestone, about their life together off-stage. 

    This interview was recorded in May 2020 as part of the company’s web series, Artists in Isolation. Find the full series and much more via victorianopera.com.au.

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    • 26 min
    Artists in Isolation: Carlos Bárcenas

    Artists in Isolation: Carlos Bárcenas

    On this episode of ‘The Art of Opera’, we check in with much-loved Colombian-Australian tenor Carlos Bárcenas. 

    Carlos reflects on his upbringing in Colombia and the influence Victorian Opera and soprano Jessica Pratt have had on his singing career. 

    This interview was recorded in June 2020 as part of the company’s web series, Artists in Isolation. Find the full series and much more via victorianopera.com.au.  

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    • 15 min
    Artists in Isolation: Daniel Carter

    Artists in Isolation: Daniel Carter

    On this episode of ‘The Art of Opera’, we head deep inside the Black Forest with German-based Australian conductor Daniel Carter. 

    After starting his career as an 18-year-old at Victorian Opera, Daniel has since gone onto becoming the designated Generalmusikdirektor at Landestheater Coburg. 

    This interview was recorded in July 2020 as part of the company’s web series, Artists in Isolation. Find the full series and much more via victorianopera.com.au.  

     

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    • 16 min

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38 Ratings

38 Ratings

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