The falling of women

10 December 2013

Australian academic and journalist Germaine Greer explores the role of opera’s leading ladies and the tantalising subject of the ’fallen woman’ in her introduction to our spring season.
 
This spring’s Fallen Women season features the tragic female characters Violetta of La traviata and Manon Lescaut whose heart-breaking stories have left audiences breathless.
 
Artistic Director David Pountney has also commented on this fascinating and sometimes contentious season of opera | Read More

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