The winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 will be crowned. The Grand Final sees 10 acts from each semifinal come together with host country Ukraine and the 'Big Five' - Spain, France, Italy, Germany and the UK - to battle for the title of Eurovision Song Contest winner. Hosts Myf Warhurst and Joel Creasey will be ready on the ground from the International Exhibition Centre in Kyiv, Ukraine, to bring Australians every angle of the Grand Final action.
Hosts Julia Zemiro and Sam Pang will again head up SBS's exclusive coverage, and will bring the fun, glamour and madness direct from 2013's host city Malmoe, Sweden. Ten countries from each semi-final have qualified for the final and will be joined by Sweden, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom.
The mysterious, unwavering chant of the English horn, punctuated by notes from the bassoon and the clarinet follows its chromatic descent over 20 bars as if plunging into an unknown world - a world where Iolanta has lived in seclusion since her birth. She is unwittingly blind, since no one has the right to reveal the fact to her. This simple tale of collective denial at the court of Provence, as narrated by the Danish writer Henrik Hertz in his play King Rene's Daughter, was discovered by Tchaikovsky in 1883. However, moved beyond words by the presence of the young actress Elena Konstantinova Leshkovskaya in the title role, it would be another five years before the composer decided to transform it into an opera. The composer found inspiration for his opera in Danish playwright Henrik Hertz's work recounting the romantic story of Iolanta, the blind daughter of King Rene.
Count Almaviva arrives in Seville to find the mysterious woman he met in Madrid. When he learns that she, Rosina, is engaged to her tyrannical guardian Bartolo, he asks the cunning barber Figaro to help him win her hand. Almaviva and Rosina fall in love, and Rosina turns her mind to duping Bartolo. The combined conniving of all three is too much for Bartolo, who admits defeat when he discovers Almaviva and Rosina have married right under his nose.
The Magic Flute is one of Mozart's most charming and engaging operas. Its fairy tale surface however, conceals a multi-layered plot, packed with allegories to fire up the imagination. This acclaimed production by artist William Kentridge bursts onto the stage of the Theatre Royal de la Monnaie in Brussels.
Hosted by Eurovisionaries music buff Myf Warhurst and comedian Joel Creasey, this must-see TV event will feature special guest appearances from big names across the globe and an exclusive studio performance from our very own Montaigne, giving audiences the first look at the performance she would have unveiled in Rotterdam in 2020.
The 2013 NAIDOC Ball is hosted by Ernie Dingo and Narelda Jacobs with Casey Donovan and Mary G and will feature performances by hip-hop gorup Last Kinection and the amazing Christine Anu.
Nureyev's Sleeping Beauty performed here by the l'Opera national de Paris. Tchaikovsky's score performed by Paris Opera Ballet Orchestra, directed by Karoui. Aurora: Eleonora Abbagnato. Prince: Mathieu Ganio. Florine: Myriam Ould-Braham.
Hosted by James Corden, the Tony Awards honours theatre professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway and this year it will broadcast live from the Beacon Theatre in New York City. The awards ceremony will include musical performances and celebrity presenters.
Held at Qudos Bank Arena, this is an outstanding showcase of the talent in NSW public schools. Featuring dance and musical performances by thousands of students.
For the first time on Nine, a show like no other, the 30th Anniversary of the Schools Spectacular. 3600 students, 400 schools, 2000 dancers and 1300 choir members deliver cutting-edge youth dance and musical numbers.
The Schools Spectacular showcases a 2700-strong choir, 2300 diverse dancers, an 80-piece symphony orchestra, a world-class stage band and a huge number of outstanding solo performers.
The Schools Spectacular is an outstanding showcase of the talent in NSW public schools, it is unequalled in the world with over 2000 dancers, a 1500-voice choir, an 80-piece symphony orchestra and 50 exceptional soloists.
Mermaids, fairies and a vile villain named Captain Hook all intertwine in this adaptation of the Broadway musical centering on a playful boy who never wants to grow old.
The Rolls-Royce of English comedies, this entertaining and still topical play brings an act of political sin into the heart of the English home. As an ambitious government minister, Sir Robert Chiltern's smooth ascent to the top seems assured, until Mrs Cheveley appears in London with damning proof of a previous financial scandal.
Catch all the highlights of this incredible event, including Australia's Jael as she lights up the stage with with her pop-power anthem, Champion. Held at the Minsk Arena, Belarus, Australia is one of 20 countries competing.
The world's largest variety show. 3600 students, 400 schools, 2000 dancers and 1300 choir members. Featuring School Spectacular graduate and winner of The Voice, Anja Nissen, in a special guest appearance including a duet with Alexa, winner of The Voice Kids.
Stanley Donen directs this lavish tribute to Broadway composer Sigmund Romberg (Jose Ferrer). Features Gene Kelly dancing with his brother Fred for the only time on screen.
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