Pinchgut Opera 2019 Season

Pinchgut Opera

You're invited to come on a new voyage of discovery and delight.

There is a treasure trove of concert works from the 17th and 18th centuries that are hardly ever performed in this country. Who better than Pinchgut, under the direction of the remarkable Erin Helyard, to breathre life into this music?

In 2019, Pinchgut Opera expands its offering into new horizons with the launch of Pinchgut Concerts. Add a concert or two to your regular Pinchgut opera subscription, or choose your own opera + concert combination.

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Season 2019


The Return of Ulysses

City Recital Hall, Angel Place (Sydney)

Based on the final chapters of Homer's timeless poem, the Odyssey, Monteverdi's late masterpiece is an epic yet intimate story of love, constancy and sacrifice.

13–19 June 2019

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City Recital Hall, Angel Place (Sydney)

Farnace is a passionate drama of political and dynastic intrigue: in the ultimate test of family loyalties, Farnace and his mother-in-law Berenice are pitted against each other for political gain and control of the kingdom.

4–10 December 2019

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Concert Performance

Bach and Telemann

Melbourne Recital Centre
City Recital Hall, Angel Place (Sydney)

In April Pinchgut performs Bach's Easter Oratorio, a masterly celebration of Eastertide joy.

6 April 2019 (Melbourne)
7 April 2019 (Sydney)

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Concert Performance

Valer Sabadus

City Recital Hall, Angel Place (Sydney)

With his crystal clear, agile and shining soprano voice, Valer Sabadus is well established within the ranks of the world’s top countertenors.

25 August 2019

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