Event Un Ballo in Maschera - A Masked Ball
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Venue Opera Theatre (Sydney Opera House), Sydney, NSW
First Date 18 July 1985
Opening Date 18 July 1985
Last Date 24 August 1985
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description A story of passion, intrigue and jealousy set against the grand panorama of the 18th century Swedish court.
Description Source Brochure
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Opera
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Mary Duchesne Choreographer
Gordon Kember Chorus Master/Mistress
Giuseppe Verdi Composer
Vojtech Hlinka Concert Master
David Agler Conductor
Richard Bonynge Conductor
Michael Stennett Costume Designer
John Cox Director
Nigel Levings Lighting Designer
Elke Neidhardt Producer
Susan Webb Prompt
John Gunter Set Designer
Sergei Baigildin Singer
Kenneth Collins Singer Gustavus
Christopher Dawes Singer
Lauris Elms Singer Mme Arvison
Jennifer McGregor Singer Oscar
Jonathan Summers Singer Anckarstroem
Sebastian Swan Singer
Anthony Warlow Singer
John Wegner Singer
Carol Vaness Soprano Amelia
David Crooks Stage Manager
Works
Text Nationality Italy
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information 11 performances: July 18, 22, 27 & 31 and Aug 3, 5, 8, 14, 17, 21 & 24.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme PROMPT Collection. National Library of Australia
Brochure Sydney Opera House Diary Jun/Jul 1985
Brochure PROMPT Collection. National Library of Australia
Event Identifier 63179