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22 February 2018

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Prima Donna

Adelaide Festival


No. of reviews: 2

Judy's ruby slippers dazzled, as did the vocally brilliant Jacqueline Dark singing Régine Saint Laurent
24 Mar 17 / Limelight
Rufus Wainwright charmed Adelaide with a Festival closer that showcased his monumental talents
20 Mar 17 / In Daily
L'Orfeo

Adelaide Festival


No. of reviews: 2

Musically mind-blowing – a highly talented, intelligent collaborative period music ensemble
10 Mar 17 / Limelight
Concerto Italiano’s classy L’Orfeo thrills in Adelaide’s Town Hall
9 Mar 17 / Bachtrack
Saul

Adelaide Festival


No. of reviews: 7

Kosky’s baroque extravaganza could power SA’s electricity grid for a month
10 Mar 17 / Limelight
Glyndebourne's Saul wins over Adelaide
7 Mar 17 / Bachtrack
Barrie Kosky's truly outstanding production
6 Mar 17 / Sydney Morning Herald
Another euphoric reception of the Glyndebourne Festival’s Saul
6 Mar 17 / Australian Stage Online
The opening twenty minutes of this production are worth the price of admission on their own
6 Mar 17 / Australian Book Review
A masterpiece of operatic staging
6 Mar 17 / The Conversation
Barrie Kosky slays giant expectations in triumphant return to Adelaide
4 Mar 17 / The Guardian
Adelaide Festival opera Saul sweeps national Helpmann Awards
Just as David slew Goliath, the Adelaide Festival’s centrepiece opera Saul toppled almost all its competition at Monday night’s national Helpmann Awards, sweeping six prizes from seven nominations.
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Adelaide festival 2018 opera headliner is Brett Dean's Hamlet
Following the success of Barrie Kosky’s Saul, Adelaide festival continues its Glyndebourne partnership with another Australian creative team.
17 Aug 2017 / The Guardian
Adelaide Festival opera Saul sweeps national Helpmann Awards
Just as David slew Goliath, the Adelaide Festival’s centrepiece opera Saul toppled almost all its competition at Monday night’s national Helpmann Awards, sweeping six prizes from seven nominations.
25 Jul 2017 / The Advertiser
Adelaide festival 2017
Program spanning opera, film, dance, music, performance art and theatre to feature Rufus Wainwright’s ‘symphonic visual concert’ and Neil Armfield’s outdoor production of The Secret River.
21 Nov 2016 / The Guardian