Award-winning mezzo-soprano, Hayley Sugars performed an intimate recital, Songs of Desire, all about love and its mystery, intrigue, yearning and splendour at the opening night at Opera Queensland Studio on Friday February 14. Audiences were treated to Valentine’s Day concert to remember, as Sugars presented a recital of her favourite love songs giving the music character, sassiness and verve. Covering a variety of styles including folk songs, English art song, German Lied, French song, operatic arias, music theatre and 20th century songs, Sugars performed songs from composers including Harty, Quilter, Brahms, Schubert, Berlioz, Duparc, Handel and much more.

Readers also enjoyed our socials from the Bushfire Relief Banquet