Opera Queensland announces 2023 season

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Opera Queensland has announced its 2023 season.


by Verdi “Macbeth” will be directed by Umberto Clerici and directed by Laura Hansford. José Carbo, Anna-Louise Cole and Rosario La Spina star.

Performance dates: March 9 & 11, 2023

Samantha Clarke Anna Dowsley, Jeremy Kleeman, Brenton Spiteri, Leanne Kenneally and Shaun Brown star in Mozart “Cosi fan tutte” with Zoe Zeniodi directing and Patrick Nolan directing.

Performance dates: August 10-26, 2023

Davide Livermore’s production of Verdi “Aida” will star Natalie Aroyan, Elena Gabouri, Diego Torre, Michael Honeyman and Alexander Vinogradov. Lorenzo Passerini conducts.

Performance dates: December 6-20, 2023

The company will tour “Lady Sings the Maroons” with Jess Hitchcock, Irena Lysiuk and Marcus Corowa.

Performance dates: To be determined

Festival of Outback Opera will feature Vanessa Scammell leading soloists Emma Mathews, Miljana Nikolic, Artur Carlos Barcenas and Jose Carbo.

Performance dates: May 16-21, 2023

The studio series

An Ode to My Favorite Composer will feature Irena Lysiuk and Alex Raineri.

Performance dates: March 17 & 18, 2023

I Still Call Australia Home: An Evening with Australia’s Finest Classical Crossover Exports will be directed by Paul Tabone, Mirusia and Alex Raineri.

Performance dates: March 31 and April 1, 2023

Forty Years Out of Forty Stages to Covent Garden will feature Conal Coad and Sarka Budinska.

Performance dates: June 2 & 3, 2023

Reaching for the Moon Songs from the Silver Screen and Beyond will feature Lorina Gore and Alex Raineri.

Performance dates: June 23 & 24, 2023

Wanderlust: A Wander’s Journey in Song is set to feature Sofia Troncoso and Dane Lam.

Performance dates: September 22 & 23, 2023

Love, Passion and Desire with a Queer Twist will be performed by Michael Honeyman and Sally Whitwell.

Performance dates: October 6 and 7, 2023

Special programs

“Fizzle!” will be interpreted on the basis of “The elixir of love” by Donizetti.

Performance dates: September 26-28, 2023

Puccini “Bohemian” will be redesigned for special adults.

Performance date: September 28, 2023