Opera Australia - Whiteley Reviews
7 July 2020
Bradley Cooper (Frank Lloyd), Leigh Melrose (Brett Whiteley)
Julie Lea Goodwin (Wendy Whiteley), Leigh Melrose (Brett Whiteley), Annabelle Chaffey (The Queen)
General scene
Leigh Melrose (Brett Whiteley)
Julie Lea Goodwin (Wendy Whiteley), Leigh Melrose (Brett Whiteley)

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Opera Australia

No. of reviews: 8

Brett Whiteley partied with Bob Dylan. Now his life is an opera
27 Jul 19 / New York Times
Whiteley is a triumph
25 Jul 19 / Australian Stage Online
Ample talent on display, but the story needs more work to properly take off
18 Jul 19 / Limelight
Of art and genius: exceptional world premiere of Whiteley in Sydney
18 Jul 19 / Bachtrack
Opera Australia’s Whiteley brings together 3 icons to tell the artist’s complicated story
18 Jul 19 / The Conversation
It is the music that allows the work to soar
17 Jul 19 / Australian Book Review
An opera about Sydney, its people, and one extraordinary artist
16 Jul 19 / Sydney Morning Herald
Australian artist Brett Whiteley is celebrated in this new, high-tech opera
16 Jul 19 / Time Out
Production details
Melrose, Goodwin, Green, Amos, Matthews, Jones, Jones, Brown, Chaffey, Hargreaves, Dalton, Alley, Cooper, Thomas, Strutt, Lazarenko, Talei, Hogan, Anderson
(c) Matheson (d) Freeman
Performance dates
15, 18, 20, 24, 27(m), 30 July 2019 (Sydney)
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