Review; Magic Flute

Opera Australia: The Magic Flute [Regional Tour 2014] Posted on July 12, 2014 Originally posted at http://simonparrismaninchair.com/2014/07/12/opera-australia-the-magic-flute-regional-tour-2014/ An ingenious concept, slick production values and wonderfully talented performers make Opera Australia’s new Regional Tour The Magic Flute a guaranteed delight for all ages. Read any world

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Video link; Magic Flute on tour

Check out this video of OA’s Magic Flute Regional Tour starring Christopher Hillier as Papageno

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Christopher Hillier as Morales in Carmen

Originally appeared 15th May 2014 at http://www.stagewhispers.com.au/reviews/carmen-5 Carmen By Georges Bizet. Opera Australia. Director: Francesca Zambello. Conductor: Brian Castles-Onion. Arts Centre Melbourne. May 14 – 25, 2014. Opera Australia’s Carmen had an enthusiastic reception from a packed opening night audience which was well

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Review: Concert with the New Zealand Chamber Choir

Originally posted on stuff.co.nz here Reviewed by John Button on the 10/6/2014   MUSIC: Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir Directed by Karen Grylls with Jayne Tankersley (soprano), Bianca Andrews (mezzo), Christopher Hillier (baritone), Michael Stewart (organ), Orchestra Wellington. Music by

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REVIEW; Orpheus in the Underworld

Opera Australia serve up a comically modern Orpheus in the Underworld in Sydney SEE FULL LISTING  Originally appeared 4th March 2013 on http://bachtrack.com/review-orpheus-in-the-underworld-opera-australia ***11 By Oliver Brett, 04 March 2013 In his director’s note, Jonathan Biggins writes, ‘All I can hope for is that

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Review; Bizet’s Pearl Fishers at the Sydney Opera House

Originally published 13th July 2012 at http://bachtrack.com/22/296/view/1417 ****1 By Oliver Brett, 13 July 2012 Georges Bizet’s The Pearl Fishers, written some ten years before Carmen, does not enjoy as much recognition as the latter opera. Composed at the age of 25, the opera received harsh

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Christopher Hillier sings Largo al factotum in China

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Christopher Hillier sings Vision fugitive

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