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Italian Opera Gala at Sydney Town Hall

Feel the passion and drama of Italian Opera.

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Stars of the European Opera

The stars of the European Opera take stage with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra to perform the greatest music from Italian Opera - music of drama, beauty and passion.

Italy is more than just the home of opera – Italy is opera and opera is Italy. In the 19th-century its greatest composers like Rossini, Donizetti and Verdi were at the height of their powers, composing music that had audiences singing in the streets.

For these performances we've selected stars of the European Opera circuit, all noted for their performances at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, and brought them together for this concert of opera highlights.

Be moved by the human voice expressing the deepest of human emotions in this passionate performance of the greatest music from Italian Opera.

Presented by Sydney Symphony Orchestra


Donald Runnicles Conductor
Siobhan Stagg Soprano
Vasilisa Berzhanskaya Mezzo-soprano
Samuel Sakker Tenor
Derek Welton Bass


Including scenes and arias from:
ROSSINI The Barber of Seville
DONIZETTI The Elixir of Love
BELLINI The Capulets and the Montagues
VERDI Rigoletto
MOZART The Marriage of Figaro

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