Event Alcina
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Venue Opera Theatre (Sydney Opera House), Sydney, NSW
First Date 10 June 1987
Opening Date 10 June 1987
Last Date 19 June 1987
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description Enchantment, heroes and heroines on the grand scale, in Robert Helpmann's production of this magnificent opera.
Alcina: Yvonne Kenny; Morgana: Wendy Dixon; Oberto: Anne-Maree McDonald; Ruggiero: Margaret Russell; Bradamante: Elizabeth Campbell; Oronte: Glen Winslade; Melisso: Stephen Bennett.
Description Source Brochure
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Opera
Organisations
The Australian Opera, Production Company
Contributors
Name Function Notes
George Frideric Handel Composer
Richard Divall Conductor
John Pascoe Designer
Elke Neidhardt Director
Robert Helpmann Original Director
Works
Alcina, HWV 34
Text Nationality England
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information 4 performances: June 10, 13, 16 & 19.
Data Source
Source Description
Brochure PROMPT Collection. National Library of Australia
Programme PROMPT Collection. National Library of Australia
Brochure Sydney Opera House Diary Jun/Jul 1987
Event Identifier 63686