REVIEW: Tosca (NZ Opera)

September 20, 2015
Tosca truly thrills [by Sharu Delilkan] Tosca‘s opening night, like it’s inaugural one in 1900, was nothing short of a triumph. Everything from the set to the amazing vocals kept us thoroughly entertained with the NZ Opera‘s two hour long performance. Orla Boylan as the beguiling Floria Tosca was mesmerising, to say the least. Her theatrical performance on stage was […]

REVIEW: The Flying Dutchman (New Zealand Opera)

October 6, 2013
Ships in the Night? [by Sharu Delilkan] Not having seen a Wagner Opera before I was intrigued to discover what all the fuss was about. The stage curtain represented an old sailing clipper sail, which gave nothing much away as to what we were about to experience, as we were treated to The Flying Dutchman‘s Overture, which unfortunately did seem […]