Event Adriana Lecouvreur
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Venue Opera Theatre (Sydney Opera House), Sydney, NSW
Umbrella Event Festival of Sydney 1984
First Date 27 January 1984
Opening Date 27 January 1984
Last Date 29 February 1984
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description The story of an actress who lives for her art and of a princess who kills for her love. A story set to ravishing and exquisite melodies in the Paris of Sarah Bernhardt
Description Source Brochure
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Opera
Name Function Notes
Jeffrey Black Actor and Singer Major Domo
John Shaw Actor and Singer Michonnet
Robert Ray Choreographer
Francesco Cilea Composer
Richard Bonynge Conductor
Michael Stennett Costume Designer
John Copley Director
Roger Barratt Lighting Designer
Robert Taylor Secondment NIDA
Allan Lees Set Designer
Anson Austin Singer Maurizio
Heather Begg Singer Principessa di Bouillon
Jennifer Birmingham Singer Dangeville
Christopher Dawes Singer Poisson
Robert Eddie Singer Quinault
Graeme Ewer Singer Abbe
Judith Saliba Singer Jouvenot
Joan Sutherland Singer Adriana Lecouvreur
John Wegner Singer Principe di Bouillon
Bruce Applebaum Stage Manager
Text Nationality Italy
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information 10 performances: Jan 27, 30 and Feb 2, 7, 11, 14, 18, 22, 25 and 29
Data Source
Source Description
Brochure PROMPT Collection. National Library of Australia
Brochure Sydney Opera House The Diary Jan/Feb 1984 No 4/5 Vol 11
Programme PROMPT Collection. National Library of Australia
Event Identifier 62956