Event The Love of the Nightingale
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Venue Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
Umbrella Event Victorian Opera Season 2007
First Date 27 July 2007
Opening Date 27 July 2007
Last Date 29 July 2007
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description A chamber opera collaboration between Australian composer Richard Mills and British playwright Timberlake Wertenbaker. Derived from a 3,000 year old myth in which two sisters are taken from their home in Athens to Thrace, where their separate stories of love, cruelty and revenge unfold.
Description Source Other
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Opera
Name Function Notes
Margrete Helgeby Assistant Director
Richard Mills Composer
Roger Jonsson Concert Master
Richard Gill Conductor
Kate Hawley Costume Designer
Lindy Hume Director
Robert Shook Fight Director
Timberlake Wertenbaker Librettist
Nigel Levings Lighting Designer
Dan Potra Set Designer
Ranil Cabraal Singer
Elizabeth Campbell Singer
Annabelle Chaffey Singer
Sarah Cole Singer
Sarah Crane Singer
Samuel Dundas Singer
James Egglestone Singer
Roxane Hislop Singer
Anke Hoppner Singer
Leanne Kenneally Singer
Adrian McEniery Singer
Douglas McNicol Singer
Katrina Sheppeard Singer
Karen Farmer Stage Manager
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Two performances.
Data Source
Source Description
Newspaper Arts Listing
Event Identifier 71355