Special Events 2020

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and to ensure health and safety of our community, a number of our Special Events been cancelled or postponed. We will be in contact with all ticket holders. For any urgent enquiries, please email rsvp@victorianopera.com.au or phone (03) 9001 6412.



Horti Hall, Hemstritch Studio

Saturday 3 October, 3.00pm

Join us for a fascinating colloquium about the legacy of Homer in opera. Featuring guest speakers Peter Tregear and Kerry Murphy, hear excerpts from Barry Conyngham’s new opera Ransom, based on David Malouf’s retelling of The Iliad.

Tickets: $29 General Admission / $25 Students, 30 Years and Under



Horti Hall, Hemstritch Studio

Thursday 8 October, 6.30pm
The Beat from the Street: The Genesis of the American Musical

Thursday 15 October, 6.30pm
Bellini: The Swan of Catania

Thursday 22 October, 6.30pm
How to Write an Opera

Thursday 29 October, 6.30pm
A Voice of Our Own: Operas by Australian Composers

Full of passion and insight, Artistic Director Richard Mills shares his extraordinary knowledge of opera in a series of fun and fact-filled hour-long talks. Enjoy a glass of Coriole wine and delicious cheese as you mingle with fellow music lovers after each talk.

Tickets: $19 General Admission / $17 Students, 30 Years and Under. Includes complimentary wine and cheese.