Event The Pilgrim's Progress
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Venue Llewellyn Hall, Acton, ACT
First Date 18 July 1980
Dates Estimated Yes
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Presented in the Canberra School of Music Auditorium, with financial assistance from British Airways, on July 18. The Canberra Opera was honoured by a visit from London of composer's widow, Ursula Vaughan Williams, courtesy of British Airways. A librettist, Ursula Vaughan Williams worked on the Pilgrim libretto, prior to marrying the composer in 1953.
Description Source Article
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Opera
Name Function Notes
Judith Bauer Actor
Christopher Bogg Actor
Lois Bogg Actor
Anne Brabbin-Smith Actor
Richard Brabin-Smith Actor
Ted Briggs Actor
Lin Clayton Actor
Margaret Cleary Actor
Damien Connor Actor
Helen Cornwell Actor
Bryan Dowling Actor John Bunyan
Raymond Gorringe Actor
Brian Hingerty Actor
George Howe Actor
Mark Hyman Actor
Anne Jones Actor
Margaret Karotam Actor
Bruce Lang Actor
Margaret Payne Actor
Jim Pope Actor
Mary Price Actor
Keith Radford Actor
David Reedy Actor
Joan Richards Actor
Margaret Sim Actor
Colin Slater Actor Pilgrim
Donald Smith Actor Celestial Messenger
Heather Sneddon Actor
Bill Stevens Actor
Michael Tatchell Actor Evangelist
Philip Thomas Actor
Hilary Trotter Actor
Noel Wilmott Actor
Vicki Wyn Davies Actor
Don Asker Choreographer
Ralph Vaughan Williams Composer
Donald Hollier Conductor
Quentin Hole Designer
Brian Bell Director
Richard Summerrell Stage Manager
Text Nationality England
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Book Performing Arts Year Book of Australia 1980
Programme Advertisement PROMPT Collection, National Library of Australia
Event Identifier 60064