An exciting showcase – not just for Lior and his new song cycle, but also for the MCO’s string players.
Patricia Maunder has been an arts journalist since the 1990s, interviewing the likes of Sir Andrew Davis and Renée Fleming, and contributing to publications such as The Age and Opera (UK). Based in Melbourne, she’s passionate about opera, theatre and anything Baroque.
Articles by Patricia Maunder
Dickens’ festive classic is cleverly reinvented with cross-cultural humour, heart and Christmas magic.
This playful and intriguing adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s gender-bending novel rethinks musical-theatre conventions.
An unforgettable display of technique, artistry and talent from the Peruvian star – and stage personality to seal the deal.
Through the experiences of three very different women, playwright Patricia Cornelius explores football’s sinister underbelly of sexual misconduct.
Choose your own adventure in this immersive theatre production that entertains more through style than substance.
This accessible, thought-provoking new opera about the First Fleet's arrival helps fill a gap in a history written by visitors who never left.
The Australian mezzo returned to her hometown for an intimate performance of Romantic-era songs.
Patricia Cornelius adapts her own novel about a family torn apart by the ripples of war.
A fascinating contemporary Australian opera inspired by Renaissance music and a true Renaissance Man.
Sopranos Helena Dix and Eleanor Greenwood are magnificent as rival queens in Donizetti’s Tudor tragedy.
Anthony LaPaglia stars in Neil Armfield’s outstanding new production of Arthur Miller’s timeless tragedy.
Outgoing Artistic Director Richard Mills brings back his star soprano, Jessica Pratt, for a bel canto showcase.