Upcoming performances for our Artists in January 2018

December 21, 2017

Upcoming performances for our Artists in January 2018


The Merry Widow with Opera Australia. Michael Scott-Mitchell: Set Designer. Luke Gabbedy: Viscount Cascada, Celeste Lazarenko: Sylviane^. Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House. Opens 2 January, with further performances on 3, 4, 5, 6*, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13*, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20*, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27*, 29, 30, 31 January, 1, 2, 3* February.  *indicates two performances on that day. ^Celeste will perform the role of Sylviane on 5 January. 

The Wizard of Oz with Gordon Frost Organisation. Trudy Dalgleish: Associate Lighting Designer. Opens at the Capitol Theatre, Sydney on 4 January (previews commencing 30 December), followed by a season at the Adelaide Festival Theatre with previews commencing 3 April 2018, and a season at the Regent Theatre, Melbourne with previews commencing 15 May. 

Sian Pendry and Michael Honeyman perform opera’s most famous arias, under the stars in Opera in the Domain with Opera Australia and Sydney Festival. The Domain, Sydney. 13 January at 20:00.

Heroes, Heroines and Villains with Victorian Opera at the Organs of the Ballarat Goldfields Festival. Olivia Cranwell: soloist. Olivia, soloists from Victorian Opera and Phoebe Briggs (piano) will perform some of opera’s most recognizable arias by heroes, heroines and villains. Mary’s Mount Centre Loreto College, Ballarat, Victoria. 14 January at 20:00.

Genevieve Lacey, Daniel Yeadon (cello) and Neal Peres da Costa (harpsichord) give a recital for the Sydney Festival’s Seidler Salon Series - a program that pays tribute to Seidler’s love for the structural geometry of baroque architecture, with 18th century Gothic classics set alongside modern Australian works for old instruments. The programme: Vivaldi Concerto for two violins in D minor, RV522 after Bach, arranged for treble recorder, cello, harpsichord and organ, Telemann Trio in B minor, TWV42:h4 from Essercizii musici, for voice flute, viola da gamba and harpsichord, Sculthorpe Night Song, Handel Sonata in C major, HWV365 for treble recorder, cello and organ, Ledger New Tricks for Old Dogs. Elizabeth Street Offices (372 Elizabeth St, Surry Hills 2010). 19 January at 18:30 and 20 January at 14:30.

Andrew Goodwin performs Elgar The Light of Life for the 69th Intervarsity Choral Festival. Melbourne Town Hall. 20 January at 19:30.

Priscilla Queen of the Desert – The Musical – the 10th Anniversary Celebration Tour with Michael Cassel Group and Nullarbor Productions. Nick Schlieper: Original Lighting Designer. Opens in Melbourne at the Regent Theatre on 30 January (previews from 21 January), followed by a season in Sydney at the Capitol Theatre starting in May, followed by a season in Adelaide at the Festival Theatre starting in August, then a season in Brisbane at the Lyric Theatre, QPAC starting in September.

The Return of Ulysses with The Royal Opera. Catherine Carby: Minerva. Roundhouse, London, United Kingdom. Opens 10 January, with further performances on 12, 13, 15, 16, 18, 19, 21 January.

Elektra with Royal Swedish Opera. Simone Young: Conductor. Kungliga Operan, Stockholm, Sweden. Opens 10 January, with further performances on 13, 16, 24, 27, 30 January and 4 February.

Jean-Yves Thibaudet performs Bernstein Symphony no. 2 “The Age of Anxiety” with National Symphony Orchestra. Concert Hall, Kennedy Center, Washington, DC, USA. 11 January at 19:00 and 13 January at 20:00.

Jean-Yves Thibaudet performs Ravel Le tombeau de Couperin and Piano Concert for the left hand with the New York Philharmonic. David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center, New York City, NY, USA. 17 and 18 January at 19:30, 19 and 20 January at 20:00.

Hadleigh Adams performs the role of Maximilian in a semi-staged performance of Candide with the San Francisco Symphony. Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, California, USA. 18, 19 and 20 January at 20:00 and 21 January at 14:00.

Simone Young conducts the Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo in a programme of Beethoven Overture to Fidelio op. 72, “Ah, Perfido” op. 65 and “Abscheulicher! Wo eilst du hin?” from Fidelio (Elza van den Heever, soprano) and Zemlinsky The Little Mermaid. Auditorium Rainier III, Monte Carlo, Monaco. 21 January at 18:00.

Il Barbiere di Siviglia with Bayerische Staatsoper. Peter Rose: Basilio. Nationaltheater Munich, Germany. Opens 21 January with further performances on 23, 26 and 28 January. 

Jean-Yves Thibaudet and Janine Jansen (violin) give a recital of Debussy Violin Sonata, Grieg Violin Sonata no. 2 and Chausson Concerto for Violin, Piano and String Quartet (with Dover Quartet). Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall, New York, NY, USA. 21 January at 14:00.

Jean-Yves Thibaudet performs Liszt Piano Concerto no. 2 with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts, Palm Desert, CA, USA on 24 January at 19:30 | Renee & Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, Costa Mesa, CA, USA on 25 January at 20:00 | Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, Davis, CA, USA on 27 January at 20:00 | Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, CA, USA on 29 January at 20:00.

Madama Butterfly with Finnish National Opera. Hyeseoung Kwon: Cio-Cio-San. Main Auditorium, Opera House, Helsinki, Finland. Opens 26 January, with Hyeseoung’s further performances on 31 January, 2, 6, 8, 10, 15, 17, 20, 22, 28 February, 2, 6, 8 and 10 March.

Looking ahead to the first week of February 2018

La Bohème with West Australian Opera. Brad Cohen: Conductor. Supreme Court Gardens, Perth. 3 February at 20:00.

Madama Butterfly with Stonnington Opera in the Park. Christopher Tonkin: Sharpless. Victoria Gardens Prahran, Melbourne. 3 February at 19:30.

Arts Management is delighted to announce the signing of James Roser, baritone, for Australasian management.
Baritone James Roser initially began a career as an environmental scientist, having completed a Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours) at the University of NSW, before beginning his musical studies. He was a recipient of a number of major singing awards in Australia, including the Mietta Song Recital Award, Vienna State Opera Award and Britten-Pears Young Artist Award. Operatic roles he has performed include Rigoletto, Beckmesser (Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg), Gunther (Götterdämmerung), Wotan (Das Rheingold), Papageno (Die Zauberflöte), Don Giovanni, Il Conte (Le Nozze di Figaro), Guglielmo (Cosi fan tutte), Escamillo (Carmen), Owen Wingrave, Peter (Hänsel und Gretel), Johann (Werther), Mr. Gobineau (The Medium), Melchior (Amahl and the Night Visitors), Der Feenkönig and Harald (Die Feen). He has performed with the Wiener Staatsoper, Staatstheater Cottbus, Tiroler Festspiele Erl and Opera Australia and also made his musical theatre debut in 2012 singing the role of ‘Curly’ in Oklahoma! at the Rainhill Music Festival.
In 2013 James performed the role of Rigoletto in the Austrian television series: ‘Kultur mit Holender: Wie eine Oper entsteht’ in collaboration with the Tiroler Festspiele Erl and Servus TV; he also appeared as Rigoletto in a broadcast of the opera on Servus TV. James performs regularly in recital throughout Europe and has performed for Oxford Lieder Festival, Franz Schubert Institut, Gesellschaft für Musiktheater Wien, Beethovenhaus Wien, Artsong NSW, Chamber Music Australia, Rainhill Music Festival and Aldeburgh Music Festival, has appeared as a soloist with the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and has been broadcast a number of times in Australia on 2MBS-FM, 3MBS-FM and ABC Classic FM and on ORF and Servus TV in Austria. In concert, he has been a soloist in Corrette’s Laudate Dominum, Handel’s Messiah, J.M.Haydn’s Requiem, Faure’s Requiem, Saint-Saens’ Oratorio de Noel, Mozart’s Great Mass in C minor, Schubert’s Mass in G, Vivaldi’s Dixit Dominus, a number of J.S.Bach Cantatas and regularly performs the song cycles of Schubert and Schumann.
Upcoming engagements include performances as Schaunard (La Boheme), Bass soloist in Dvorak's Stabat Mater, Jesus in Bach's St.Matthäus Passion and recitals of Wolf and Schubert Lieder in Austria and England.
Arts Management staff news: Farewell Sarah Thomas! After 9 years with Arts Management, Sarah is leaving us to spend more time with her young family. We wish her all the very best for the future! For enquiries about the artists managed by Sarah Thomas and Sarah Holloway, Sarah Holloway will now be your primary contact.
Our office will be closed from Friday 22 December 2017 at 1pm, and will re-open Monday 8 January 2018 at 9:30am. Contact details will be on our answering machine.
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