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For more than 400 years, the art form of opera has thrived by connecting with people through stories.

Discover and explore opera with us, as we celebrate and interrogate the extraordinary energy that opera creates through a contemporary lens.

Opera Queensland launches 40th birthday season

Opera Queensland is set to launch its 40th Birthday season with a joyous celebration of family, friends and song. Opera Queensland Under the Stars tak...

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Introducing our Partner, West Village

Opera Queensland recently announced its exciting new partnership with our friends at West Village. ...

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Step behind the seams with Opera Queensland wardrobe team

Opera Queenslands internationally renowned wardrobe department hasnt let the Covid-19 lockdown hold them back. ...

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Our regional chorus perform the Te Deum

After months of rehearsals and post-production work, we are delighted to present Project Tosca a performance of the Te Deum from Act 1 of Puccini&...

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Opera A-Z

A is for Aria

Put simply, an aria is a formal musical composition. Unlike its counterpart the recitative, an aria is performed by a solo artist usually in one of the principal roles of an opera.

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B is for Bravo

Bravo is a one word phrase to express your pleasure and approval when someone, especially in the performing arts, has done something well.

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C is for Conductor

Arguably one of the most visible jobs in music, the conductor is a medium for the composer, responsible for understanding the music intimately and conveying it to the orchestra and singers with gestures they understand perfectly.

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An Aria A Day #167

An Aria A Day #167
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Our regional chorus perform the Te Deum

Our regional chorus perform the Te Deum
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This Is Opera

There’s a preconception that the opera is an exclusive club – ancient stories, delivered to wealthy audiences in a foreign language.

At Opera Queensland, we know that these stereotypes fall wide of the mark. Of course, you don’t have to speak four languages and have a PhD in Classical Music to enjoy what we do.

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