Event La Traviata
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Venue Opera Theatre (Sydney Opera House), Sydney, NSW
First Date 10 July 1979
Last Date 10 July 1979
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description On July 10 an unsceduled performance of "La Traviata" was given in the Opera Theatre, Sydney, in place of a performance of "Idomeneo" which had been cancelled because of illness.
Description Source Article
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Opera
Name Function Notes
Robert Allman Actor Germont
Anson Austin Actor Alfredo
Heather Begg Actor Flora
Lawrence Bennett Actor Servant
Grant Dickson Actor Doctor
Graeme Ewer Actor Gastone
Cynthia Johnston Actor Annina
Graeme Macfarlane Actor Giuseppe
Ronald Maconaghie Actor Marchese
Vincenzo Nesci Actor Messenger
Joan Sutherland Actor Violetta
Pieter van der Stolk Actor Barone
Giuseppe Verdi Composer
Richard Bonynge Conductor
Michael Stennett Costume Designer
John Copley Director
Tessa Bremner Resident Director
Henry Bardon Set Designer
Text Nationality Italy
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Brochure PROMPT Collection. National Library of Australia
Programme PROMPT Collection. National Library of Australia
Programme Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
Book Performing Arts Year Book of Australia 1979
Event Identifier 134470