WAO Podcast Series

Tune in for the WAO Podcast series hosted by Music Director Chris van Tuinen. Each month Chris will welcome special guests to discuss all things opera; from ‘behind the scenes’ moments to ‘meet the artists’ spotlights.

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The stage is dark, but the conversation is just beginning. West Australian Opera invites you to join the  WAO Podcast series hosted by Music Director Chris van Tuinen. Each month Chris will welcome special guests to discuss all things opera; from ‘behind the scenes’ moments to ‘meet the artists’ spotlights.

We will release a podcast every month starting 14 April 2020 on WAO’s website and social media platforms. 

July Podcast - Behind the scenes of The Telephone
This month’s podcast ‘Behind the scenes of The Telephone' features Director Katt Osborne and Film Director Sean Finney. In this podcast we unpack the differences of live theatre and film and how WAO's first ever digital production The Telephone, came together. Tune into 'Behind the scenes of The Telephone' with Chris van Tuinen.

June Podcast – Meet the Young Artists – Part Two
This month’s podcast ‘Meet the Young Artists – Part two’ features Wesfarmers Arts Young Artists Leanne Puttick (conductor) and Adrian Soares (repetiteur) and we welcome back co-host Helen Carroll, Manager Wesfarmers Arts. Get to know our Young Artists and learn how the roles of conductor and repetiteur form an integral part of the unseen artistic process, taking opera from studio to stage. From their aspirations to what they are working on, tune into ‘Meet the Young Artists – Part Two’ with Chris van Tuinen.

May Podcast - Meet the Young Artists
This month’s podcast ‘Meet the Young Artists’ features Wesfarmers Arts Young Artists Brianna Louwen and Chelsea Kluga and is co-hosted by Helen Carroll, Manager Wesfarmers Arts. Get to know our Young Artists and what led them to opera. From their aspirations and goals to what they are working on, tune into ‘Meet the Young Artists’ with Chris van Tuinen.

April Podcast - Life is an Opera
This month's podcast 'Life is an Opera' features Patrick Nolan, Artistic Director and CEO of Opera Queensland and Stuart Maunder, Artistic Director of State Opera South Australia, talking about the current environment and what it means for opera companies across the globe. From opera moments we can relish in to new opportunities in the digital space, tune in to 'Life is an Opera' with Chris van Tuinen.