Joan Sutherland (Soprano); Eva Marton (Soprano);
Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra; Elizabethan Philharmonic Orchestra; Carlo Felice Cillario; Richard Bonynge; Alberto Erede; Jun'ichi Hirokami
A selection of popular highlights from the world's best-loved operas, presented by Peter Ross. These highlights showcase the prodigious talents of Opera Australia and its gifted artists including: Joan Sutherland (Lakmé and The Merry Widow), Neil Rosenshein (La bohème), Lauris Elms (Il trovatore) and Eva Marton (Tosca).
"Dame Joan...is enchanting, utterly at ease with the part, wholly lovable and genuinely merry...Eva Martons singing is the authentic sound of Puccinis heroine: ample in vocal colour, size of tone and passionate accent." (The Sydney Morning Herald)
"The Australian Operas La bohème...is an absolute delight." (The Australian)
"The Australian Opera has assembled one of its best casts under the baton of Richard Bonynge." (The Times)