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Alleluia! Handel and Vivienne Westwood do mix in Sidney festival

PERFORMERS in a Sydney production of “Semele’s Walk,” which combines Handel’s Baroque opera with the clothing of British designer Vivienne Westwood.

When Georg Friedrich Handel composed “Semele” in the 1740s, he could never have imagined it would be performed by opera singers in outrageous catwalk couture, including towering boots and sequined kilts.

Posted: January 28th, 2013 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »