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Out and About : Summer 2015-2016
Summer 2015-16 ut &About 33 Enjoy the open-air setting on a warm summer s evening of Opera in the Alps at Beechworth. Soprano Greta Bradman will perform at Opera in the Alps in January. Opera stars set to shine at Beechworth HIGH NOTE OPERA in the Alps is set to celebrate an anniversary concert with the largest line- up of Australia s operatic stars in its 20-year history. The 2016 line-up features soprano Greta Bradman while leading the men is commanding bass baritone Teddy Tahu Rhodes, along with young tenor Shanul Sharma. And welcomed to the stage for the rst time is concert pianist Stefan Cassomenos. Then there s the 50-piece orchestra and 100-voice choir conducted by the quick- witted darling of the music world Guy Noble. Teddy Tahu Rhodes has rapidly established an international career on both the opera stage and concert platform. From South Paci c, The King and I, to the title role in Opera Australia s Don Giovanni, his talent is endless and loved by audiences. Greta Bradman has rapidly gained a stellar reputation for her extraordinary voice and musical versatility, presenting a vast array of programs and performances around Australia, Europe, Asia, the UK and the US. She recently featured on an episode of ABC s Australian Story. Sharma Shanul launched his singing career as a lead vocalist for heavy metal bands in regional NSW. To maintain his vocal health he began exploring the classical voice technique and subsequently relocated to Melbourne to pursue his opera career. Opera in the Alps patron Tim Fischer will welcome guests to this special 20th anniversary concert on January 16. The large line-up of artists will perform on an outdoor stage set among the shade of the gum trees of Beechworth Golf Course. There will also be pre- concert entertainment by local musicians and the young Opera Scholars Australia. Tickets are on sale online www.operainthealps.com.au or phone 1300 366 321.