About Us

Our Founder

Joseph Talia studied opera in Milan and has performed in Rome, Milan, Vercelli, and elsewhere. He was artistic director of Melbourne City Opera since 1997 and in 2015 formed Millennium Opera. He has been involved in over 140 opera productions, and has also taught many singers. He was awarded the Order of Australia for his dedicated services to opera.

Our Board

Joseph Talia (Board Chair) - Leslie John Michael (Treasurer) - Susan Neilson (Secretary) - Paul Komesaroff - Ian Lowe - Gillian Newton 

Our Support People

Suzan Harvey (Marketing & Website),  Joanna Thoo, Susan Neilson (Stage Management & Surtitles), Emily Szabo, Kathryn Grey, Gillian Newton (Stage & Production support) and all our wonderful cast, crew, props and support volunteers.