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.

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THE PIED PIPER - CANCELLED

Theatre Royal Hobart, Tasmania

Wednesday 29 April, 7.30pm [CANCELLED]
Thursday 30 April, 7.30pm [CANCELLED]
Friday 1 May, 7.30pm [CANCELLED]

The residents of Hamelin have problems, and an invasion of rats is only the beginning. In Richard Mills’ quirky reinvention of the timeless fable, The Pied Piper and his new feline assistant set out for regional Australia to help the characterful folk of this blighted town.

This charming family opera, with a surprise happy ending, unites kids and adults from across Hobart as an on-stage community chorus.

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FIVE FRIDAYS IN MAY - POSTPONED

Horti Hall, Hemstritch Studio

Cabaret Evening: Music at close range, confessional, personal. Songs that if they were cut — would bleed.

Friday 1 May, 7.00pm  [POSTPONED]
Friday 15 May, 7.00pm [POSTPONED]
Friday 29 May, 7.00pm [POSTPONED]

Big Sing: Join the chorus and celebrate your love of singing. No experience necessary and all welcome.

Friday 8 May, 7.00pm [POSTPONED]
Friday 22 May, 7.00pm [POSTPONED]

Tickets: $29 General Admission / $25 Students, 30 Years and Under. Includes complimentary Coriole wine and cheese after each talk.

For more information regarding postponed events, contact us on (03) 9001 6412 or via email.

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VOYCE CONCERT - CANCELLED

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse

Tuesday 16 June, 7.30pm [CANCELLED]

Join Victorian Opera Youth Chorus Ensemble (VOYCE) as they showcase their extraordinary talents in their annual concert performing excerpts from Offenbach’s La Belle Helene, Verdi’s Otello, Bizet’s Carmen and Johann Strauss’ Die Fledermaus.

Tickets: $19-$29

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GLIMPSES FROM RANSOM

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

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RICHARD MILLS TALKS

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.