Thursday 30 November, 2017 - Wednesday 6 December, 2017
Coronation of Poppea is a towering masterpiece of superbly crafted characterisation and heartbreaking beauty set to exquisite, sensuous music culminating in the famous duet ‘Pur ti miro’. The opera traces the fallout from the scandalous liaison between courtesan Poppea Sabina and Nero; Emperor, madman, murderer. Director Mark Gaal and Conductor Erin Helyard collaborate on their third Pinchgut production together, and lead an exemplary cast headed by Helen Sherman.
Thursday 21 June, 2018 - Tuesday 26 June, 2018
Handel’s brilliance is in full flight with Athalia. A juicy story of murder, intrigue and an idol-worshipping Queen intent on eradicating the line of David. Artistic Director Erin Helyard forms a winning combination once again with Director Lindy Hume to present Handel’s stunning choruses and heart-stopping moments of musical magic and wonder. This will be Pinchgut Opera at its very best.
Thursday 29 November, 2018 - Wednesday 5 December, 2018
A triumph of casting and repertoire, Pinchgut Opera is proud to present four-time Grammy Award-nominated queen of opera Vivica Genaux with an all-star cast, including superb Australian countertenor David Hansen, for a truly un-missable event. Under the sure hand of Artistic Director Erin Helyard they will revive Hasse’s extraordinary work for the first time in Australia.