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REVIEW WA Opera’s The Marriage of Figaro

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The Marriage of Figaro by West Australian Opera Conducted by Antony Walker and Directed by Niel Armfield 21st July 2015   Mozart, check. New production, check. Director of the moment Neil Armfield, check. Success with the last two WA Opera productions of The Rabbits and Madame Butterfly, checkCHECK. Intense EXCITEMENT!!!!!!, yesYEScheckCHECK. And somehow it all …

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Who is Brad Cohen?

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So who is Brad Cohen?? Early this year he was appointed Artistic Director of WA Opera following the shock resignation of the previous artistic director. At the time of the appointment there wasn’t a clear frontrunner for a replacement, nor any particular favourites – everyone liked seemed securely engaged, everyone else a bit questionable. But …

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