Australian award-winning contemporary opera company, based in Melbourne

Our 2020 performance and festival season plans have been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. 
 
We are working remotely at present, and look forward to bringing you news of our plan for our 2020 season soon.

"went and saw a pretty cool opera last night. First time I've ever seen one...it was awesome"

Australian Premiere

 

Jan 23 - Feb 1, 2020

AS ONE

 "it's rare for me to 'rave'..along with a throng of delighted opera goers we made the bleachers vibrate with our clapping and thumping...the most enjoyable live theatre experience I have had for a long time"

Winner: Outstanding Production by an Independent Company (OperaChaser 2019)

Australian Premiere

 

October 2019 - Yarra Valley Opera Festival

THE ENCHANTED PIG

"Congratulations...a magnificent festival. I loved coming to both The Enchanted Pig and Macbeth and have definitely caught the opera bug."  Audience member (aged 15)

Co-production Monk Parrots NYC

Still in progress:

Feb-March 2020 - La MaMa NYC - 2 week season

December 2019 - La MaMa NYC - Concert Performance

October 2019 - Yarra Valley Opera Festival

MACBETH

"extraordinarily powerful...wonderful performances"

New, contemporary production

October 2019 - Yarra Valley Opera Festival

POPPEA

Acclaimed international professional development - stage performance program for emerging opera performance and creative artists

Gertrude Opera Studio Young Artist Stage Performance Program

 YOUNG ARTISTS

Gertrude Opera: In Good Company

INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIONS

ASIA PACIFIC OPERA COMPETITION

IN ASSOCIATION WITH

GLYNDEBOURNE OPERA CUP 2020

Gertrude Opera is sustained by the generosity of a variety of individuals, philanthropic funds and business partners, and income from Festival, performances and corporate/private events. Donations are tax-deductible.

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In 2019, Gertrude Opera presented 43 staged performances, performed for live audiences totalling 13,000, employed 71 opera singers and orchestral musicians, and engaged 11.1M people worldwide online.

Gertrude Opera is company is made up of people united in the presentation of accessible, awe-inspiring, world-class contemporary opera, involving local, national and international opera artists and musicians.  We are into the 11th year of our Studio Young Artists Program, upskilling graduates of Universities and study courses in Australia and overseas.

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Melbourne VIC 3002

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PO Box 529 

East Melbourne VIC 8002

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