Sadly, due to Covid-19, our 15th Opera in the Arboretum event was cancelled

Here are the amazing artists who were unable to perform this year

Bass-baritone superstar Daniel Sumegi; Australia's leading lady of the stage, soprano Julie Lee Goodwin; multiple Helpman and Green Room Award winning mezzo-soprano Jacqueline Dark and one of Australia's most acclaimed young tenors, John Longmuir, special guest artist Sebastien del Rosario Hibbard on cello and pianist Francis Greep.

Artists' profiles OITA 2020 (cancelled)


The Central Coast Chamber Orchestra, under the baton of Patrick Brennan, support the artists.

Artistic Director

Michaele Archer has been associated with Opera in the Arboretum since its inception in 2005 and Artistic Director from 2006. 

Musical Director

Patrick Brennan is Musical Director for Opera in the Arboretum and Artistic Director/CEO of the Central Coast Conservatorium of Music. Patrick conducts the Central Coast Chamber Orchestra at OITA.