Event Il Ballo della Ingrate / Dido and Aeneas
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Venue Union Theatre, University of Sydney, NSW
First Date September 1961
Last Date September 1961
Dates Estimated Yes
Status Amateur
World Premiere No
Description Il Ballo della Ingrate by Claudio Monteverdi, based on the revised version of the 1608 edition and translated into English, with an Italian ballet in the French style. Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell, often called the first English opera.
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Ballet
Sydney University Musical Society, Production Company
Sydney University Union, Other
Name Function Notes
Joan Halliday Ballet Master/Mistress
Claudio Monteverdi Composer
Henry Purcell Composer
Robert Donnelly Conductor
David Spode Designer
Robert Donnelly Producer
Belinda Vaughan Producer
Betty Arnold Singer
Bernard Cooley Singer
Dawn Cusack Singer
Peter Dart Singer
Max Fabre Singer
Mary Guinness Singer
Lynn Hammett Singer
Helen Lisle Singer
John Milfull Singer
Stewart Ogilvie Singer
Patricia Phillips Singer
Patricia Porter Singer
Marianne Rosenberg Singer
Belinda Vaughan Singer
Gay Wilson Singer
Programme: Il Ballo della Ingrate / Dido and Aeneas, University of Adelaide Library Special Collections, 1961
Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626
Text Nationality Italy
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Event Identifier 71583