Yarmila Alfonzetti

State Opera South Australia’s Executive Director

State Opera’s executive director takes 5 minutes out of her day to talk playlists and nostalgia:

First Album:
Spandau Ballet

Favourite song from your teens:
Come on Eileen

Currently listening to:
Come on Eileen, Arabella (Strauss), Luz y norte (Hesperion XXI)

Road trip playlist:
Complete Debussy piano works, Strauss tone poems, some Janet Jackson, Leonard Cohen

Favourite Concert/Musical Event:
Too hard to choose…either Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (Sydney Opera House 2010), Les Arts Florissant (Sydney Opera House 2015), all the solo Bach violin Sonatas and Partitas by Christian Teztlaff (Lucerne Festival), Aida (Arena di Verona), Strauss’ Capriccio (The Met 2009), ACO The Mountain…list goes forever.