The battle of wit and will raging between the fairy Queen and King, Titania and Oberon, sees the worlds of men and magic collide in one of Shakespeare's most beloved and narratively complex plays. A Midsummer Night's Dream is counted among Shakespeare's High Comedies.
Carmen's controversial portrayal of realism and romanticism caused a stir in 19th-century France and has since established itself as an international opera house favourite.
A tale of double deceit between two young couples, Così fan tutte explores relationships through complex themes of sexual manipulation, love and forgiveness.
Baroque composer Henry Purcell’s classical tale of love thwarted by evil powers.
Belmonte and his servant Pedrillo must outwit the pirate Pasha Selim to rescue their lovers Konstanze and Blonde, held captive in the palace.
Don Giovanni, opera’s great anti-hero, is a man without scruples. Seducer, deceiver, killer, he cares very little about the disastrous consequences of his hedonistic quest for thrills, pleasure and amusement.
A story of unrequited love, regret and human folly, Alexander Pushkin’s novel, written entirely in verse, is considered a classic among Russian literature, detailing Onegin’s actions and the tragic consequences that follow.
When the fraudulent Dr. Dulcamara extorts money from the lovesick Nemorino in exchange for a love potion, hilarious consequences befall the lovesick man and his darling, Adina.
Monteverdi's tangled love story and cautionary tale of the Emperor Nerone and his desirable mistress Poppea.
When Rodolfo, a penniless poet, meets Mimì, a seamstress, they fall passionately in love. But their happiness is threatened when Rodolfo learns that Mimì is gravely ill.
Multi-award winning artist, photographer and filmmaker Alison Jackson, internationally renowned for satirical performance, presents this iconoclastic opera.
Alfredo and the courtesan Violetta fall passionately in love. But Violetta is seriously ill and Alfredo’s father disapproves of their relationship – can their love overcome such obstacles?
Figaro and Susanna are looking forward to their wedding day, but first they must outwit Figaro’s master Count Almaviva, who seems to have designs on Susanna.