"Event Name","Tosca" "Event Identifier","65592" "Venue","Opera Theatre (Sydney Opera House) , Sydney, NSW" "First date","26 January 2005" "Opening date","26 January 2005" "Last date","21 March 2005" "Dates Estimated","No" "Status","Professional" "World Premiere","No", "Description","To free the man she loves, Tosca must love the man she hates. Is she prepared to make that kind of sacrifice? Puccini's Tosca is a tragic love story and a nail-biting thriller, from the famous dark opening chords to its unforgettable conclusion. " "Description Source","Brochure" "Primary Genre","Music Theatre" "Secondary Genre" "Opera" "Subjects" "Organisations" "Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra","[Unknown]","Choir", "Opera Australia Chorus","[Unknown]","Chorus", "Opera Australia","Production Company", "Contributors" "Michael Black","Chorus Master/Mistress","" "Giacomo Puccini","Composer","" "Aubrey Murphy","Concert Master","" "Simon Hewett","Conductor","" "Richard Hickox","Conductor","" "Michael Stennett","Costume Designer","" "Cathy Dadd","Director","" "Donn Byrnes","Lighting Designer","" "John Copley","Original Director","" "Allan Lees","Set Designer","" "Richard Anderson","Singer","" "Jud Arthur","Singer","" "Cheryl Barker","Singer","" "John Bolton Wood","Singer","" "Peter Coleman-Wright","Singer","" "Christopher Dawes","Singer","" "Shannon Chad Foley","Singer","" "Warwick Fyfe","Singer","" "Rosario La Spina","Singer","" "John MacMaster","Singer","" "Bruce Martin","Singer","" "Dennis O'Neill","Singer","" "Deborah Riedel","Singer","" "Phillip Serjeant","Stage Manager","" "Resources" "David Gyger, Opera-Opera, May 2005, 20" "Ken Healey, Opera-Opera, March 2005, 19" "Peter McCallum, Sydney Morning Herald, 28 January 2005, 14" "W. L. Hoffmann, Times2, 8 February 2005, 10" "Related Works" "Tosca" "Text Nationality","Italy" "Production Nationality","Australia" "Further Information","16 performances" "Data Source" "Programme","PROMPT Collection. National Library of Australia","Yes" "Brochure","PROMPT Collection. National Library of Australia","Yes" "Brochure","Sydney Opera House Diary Jan/Feb 2005","Yes"