March Sneak Peeks 2017

You know March is here when Opera Australia's ever-popular Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour returns –this year it’s the fiery passion of Bizet’s Carmen. On the other side of the country, West Australian Opera presents a New Zealand Opera production of Puccini’s Tosca directed by Stuart Maunder.

March Sneak Peeks 2017


It’s a productive month for collaborations with State Theatre Company South Australia presenting Andrew Bovell’s adaptation of Kate Grenville’s award-winning novelThe Secret River. Black Swan State Theatre Company presents Michael Gow’s life-affirming storyOnce In Royal David’s City, directed by Queensland Theatre’s Artistic Director Sam Strong. Griffin Theatre’s 2015 award winning production ofThe Bleeding Tree by Angus Cerini and directed by Lee Lewis finds a new audience at Sydney Theatre Company and Belvoir's production ofSeventeen opens in London this Saturday.

Before The Voice, there was “The Voice”, as Dame Nellie Melba was known to describe herself. The Dame comes to life in sumptuous tribute concerts with Lorina Gore and the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra inOde to Nellie Melba. West Australian Symphony Orchestra welcomes back Swedish conductor Daniel Blendulf and presents the local debut of phenomenal young Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov in a concert of Tchaikovsky and Sibelius. Melbourne Symphony Orchestra’s Concertmaster Dale Barltrop programs some of his personal favourites - along with the Australian String Quartet - in a program of Stravinsky, Hindson and Schubert.

The Queensland Ballet presents Raw with three transcendent dance pieces evoking stories of human experience. The work of three choreographers provides an assemblage of high energy, dynamic and emotional movement.

There are many more performances happening around the country during March. Highlights below and for a full calendar click on the Performances link above.

Kind regards,

Bethwyn Serow

Executive Director

Australian Major Performing Arts Group



Sneak Peeks