OperaQ - Brisbane
18 October 2017

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Ruddigore

Opera Queensland


No. of reviews: 3

This production is a delight
18 Jul 17 / Australian Stage Online
Lindy Hume took a contemporary look at a work that was decidedly dusty and gave it a fresh and pleasing spin
17 Jul 17 / Stage Whispers
Lindy Hume’s direction saves Gilbert and Sullivan’s ugly ducking
16 Jul 17 / The Australian (via Google)
Kiss me, Kate

Opera Queensland


No. of reviews: 1

It was a show of extremes
21 Nov 16 / Australian Stage Online
Snow White

Opera Queensland


No. of reviews: 2

Lindy Hume’s reimagining of the Grimm fairy tale puts the Queen in the spotlight
16 Sep 16 / Limelight
Opera incarnation of Snow White not the fairest of them all, thankfully
10 Sep 16 / Brisbane Times
Il barbiere di Siviglia

Opera Queensland


No. of reviews: 1

Rossini’s tongue-in-cheek, evergreen operatic comedy celebrates its 200th Anniversary
11 Jul 16 / Performing Arts Hub
Madama Butterfly

Opera Queensland


No. of reviews: 2

Madam Butterfly reborn with a gentle touch at Lyric Theatre
16 May 16 / Brisbane Times
A stunning new Butterfly for Queensland delivers mixed results
13 May 16 / Limelight
Candide

Opera Queensland


No. of reviews: 1

All-singing, all-dancing, all-energy, this is a dazzling production
31 Jul 15 / Daily Review
Opera Queensland to sell cheaper tickets
Opera Queensland hopes cheaper tickets will give 'everyone the opportunity to experience opera'.
La Traviata

Opera Queensland


No. of reviews: 2

La Traviata is virtuosic Verdi
13 May 15 / The Australian (via Google)
OperaQ's production brings this classic tale into the 21st century
13 May 15 / Performing Arts Hub
The Perfect American

Opera Queensland


No. of reviews: 3

The Lion King will sellout for weeks next door. Walt, ultimately, gets the last laugh
17 Sep 14 / Daily Review
New Philip Glass production an opera Disneyland
16 Sep 14 / Sydney Morning Herald
Philip Glass opera shatters Disney myth
16 Sep 14 / Brisbane Times
Dan Potra finds his calling in The Perfect American
Theatre designer Dan Potra was an avid watcher of Disney films when he was a boy growing up in Bucharest, and made his own cartoons about a pair of rascals called Oaca and Boaca.
Rigoletto

Opera Queensland


No. of reviews: 3

Genius at work in classic tragedy
17 Mar 14 / The Australian (via Google)
Opera Queensland’s new production, conducted by Johannes Fritzsch, is a feast for the ears
17 Mar 14 / Performing Arts Hub
Verdi's masterpiece makes rather a grand metaphor for Berlusconi's Italy
17 Mar 14 / Limelight
Verdi's Rigoletto plays right into the hands of a Silvio fox
The Duke of Mantua’s debauchery is a perfect match for Berlusconi’s lusty lifestyle, in Opera Queensland's production.
Elena Xanthoudakis: Rising star of the bel canto
As she opens in Opera Queensland's Rigoletto, the soprano talks about her new CD and the times ahead.
Otello

Opera Queensland


No. of reviews: 1

Verdi's new production of Otello is a tour de force in musicality, but consists of questionable choreography
28 Oct 13 / Performing Arts Hub
St Matthew Passion

Opera Queensland


No. of reviews: 1

Lindy Hume's risky revival of Bach's St Matthew Passion
22 Mar 13 / The Australian (via Google)
Carmen

Opera Queensland


No. of reviews: 2

Chavez shakes dangerous life into Carmen
29 Oct 12 / The Australian (via Google)
Kirsten Chavez, as Carmen, is all woman
29 Oct 12 / Australian Stage Online
The Mikado

Opera Queensland


No. of reviews: 1

One Mikado that deserves to be seen, and fully heard
10 Jul 12 / The Australian (via Google)
Macbeth

Opera Queensland


No. of reviews: 2

Massed voices sing out triumphantly to drive off that old curse
16 Apr 12 / The Australian (via Google)
The performance resonated powerfully and deeply
15 Apr 12 / Australian Stage Online
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News & Articles

Exit interview: Lindy Hume
After almost six years as Artistic Director of Opera Queensland, Lindy Hume shares her experiences of running the AMPAG company with ArtsHub.
19 Sep 2017 / Performing Arts Hub
Opera needs to tackle its biases
Unveiling her final program for Opera Queensland, Lindy Hume reflects on the transformative power of the art form – and the problems that plague it.
14 Sep 2017 / The Guardian
Opera Queensland appoints new artistic director
Opera Queensland today announced Australian director Patrick Nolan as its new Artistic Director. He will take over from outgoing Artistic Director Lindy Hume in November this year.
28 Apr 2017 / Daily Review
Lindy Hume steers Opera Queensland across borders in 2017
From galleries to the Darling Downs, the opera company explores new settings and new collaborations at home and abroad.
22 Oct 2016 / Limelight
Opera Queensland to sell cheaper tickets
Opera Queensland hopes cheaper tickets will give 'everyone the opportunity to experience opera'.
30 Jun 2015 / ABC Australia