Queensland’s Super Star fund is enabling the collaboration of excellence of the highest order with Michael Attenborough, winner of the International Theatre Institute award for excellence, joining Queensland Theatre Company and theatre troupe Grin & Tonic to stage the dark epic Macbeth. Collaboration continues with Opera Queensland Chorus and Queensland Symphony Orchestra joining Queensland Opera to bring to life Verdi’s thrillingRigoletto, and Àlex Ollé—Helpman award winner for Best Opera in 2013—returns to direct Opera Australia’s Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour,Madame Butterfly. Maestro Fisch conducts and plays Mozart at his first WASO concert as Principal Conductor. Later in the month the orchestra cerebrates Harmony Week through direct collaboration with its audience inThe Big Sing—an opportunity for enthusiastic singers of all ages and abilities to sing music from around the world.
Our Sneak Peeks below is just that—a glimpse of some of the extraordinary theatre, music, opera and dance performances opening this month. For a full list go to:Performances.