Bolshoi Ballets, Operas from La Scala, Opera Australia Coming to Portland. Zakharova & Mikhail Lobukhin in Spartacus; Svetlana Lunkina in Le Corsaire. The two Opera Australia productions, Carmen and La Traviata, are spectacles. Each is performed at night on a gargantuan floating stage constructed in Sydney Harbour, the brilliant lights of the Sydney skyline forming a dazzling backdrop.
Two Sunday performances a month at 1:30 p.m.:
January 5, Spartacus-Bolshoi Ballet; January 19,Carmen-Opera Australia;
February 2, Le Corsaire-Bolshoi; February 16, La Traviata-Opera Australia