Laurent Philippe

Laurent Philippe’s keen interest in opera has led him to be associated with various established opera artists such as Jonathan Abernathy, Nicole Car, Scott Conner, Joyce El Khoury, Michael Fabiano, Denyce Graves, Marcello Giordani, Patrick Guetti, Sydney Mancasola, Musa Ngqungwana, Heather Phillips, Clare Presland, Samuel Ramey, Adam Smith, Virginie Verrez and Corinne Winters. He has … Continued

Andrea Sanguineti

Andrea Sanguineti has been appointed Music Director of the Aalto-Musiktheater and the Essen Philharmonic Orchestra as of the 2023/24 season. The current season includes a new production of Lucrezia Borgia at Aalto Theater Essen, the revival of Manon Lescaut at Deutsche Oper Berlin, Lucia di Lammermoor and an anniversary concert in occasion of 200 years … Continued

Tristan Entwistle

Australian baritone Tristan Entwistle holds a Master of Music Studies (Opera Performance) from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, where he performed the roles of Papageno (Die Zauberflöte), Guglielmo (Così fan tutte), Giove/Giove in Diana (La Calisto) and the Drunken Poet/Corydon (The Fairy Queen). With a keen interest in modern music, Tristan has performed in several … Continued

Hugh Hamilton

Hugh Hamilton has been Associate Lighting Designer on Hamilton, Come From Away, Billy Elliot, Jersey Boys, My Fair Lady, Wicked (Korea), The King and I, The Addams Family, Legally Blonde, Rock of Ages and Guys and Dolls. Hugh has also designed, amongst others, Miracle City, Sideshow (Hayes Theatre Co), One Billion Beats (CAC), Ladies Day … Continued

David Harris

As an associate designer for Cameron Mackintosh, David has delivered Miss Saigon in Vienna, Old Friends – the Stephen Sondheim Gala in the West End, Oliver! in Tokyo and The Phantom of the Opera and the Les Misérables staged concert in the West End this year and previously The Phantom of the Opera UK tour … Continued

Karina Bailey

Originally from South Australia, soprano Karina Bailey has been working with Opera Australia in Sydney since January 2021. She has played the roles of Tisbe and Angelina in the company’s NSW 2022 schools touring production of Cinderella. Karina completed her Master of Music (Opera School) at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland under the tutelage of … Continued

Nicholas Hammond

Nicholas Hammond was first discovered by legendary British director Peter Brook who cast him in the cult classic film Lord of the Flies. Since then, Nicholas has worked constantly in film, on stage, and in television for over fifty years. He has starred on Broadway, had his own prime time television series on CBS, and … Continued

Sarah Bourke

Sarah began dancing at the age of 3. After leaving her home in Tasmania at age 18, she graduated with a Cert IV in Dance from Ettingshausens Pro in Sydney in 2017. During this time Sarah won a scholarship to train at Broadway Dance Centre in New York which she undertook after returning from her 10-month contract performing … Continued

Asher Fisch

A renowed conductor in both operatic and symphonic fields, Asher Fisch is especially celebrated for his interpretative command of core German and Italian repertoire of the Romantic and post-Romantic era, in particular Wagner, Brahms, Strauss, and Verdi.  Mr. Fisch also conducts a wide variety of other repertoire from Gluck to contemporary works, and serves as an … Continued

Timo Riihonen

Among Timo’s 2022/2023 season highlights is Veit Pogner in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg at Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden, debut as Baron Ochs in Der Rosenkavalier at Prague National Theatrestaged by Andreas Homoki, a return to Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden with Baron Ochs, Verdi Requiem at the Finnish National Opera, debut at the Royal Opera House as Priest … Continued