Event Opening Night with Sumi Jo
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Venue Melbourne Concert Hall, Melbourne, VIC
Umbrella Event Melbourne Festival 1998
First Date 15 October 1998
Last Date 15 October 1998
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Galli-Curci, Lily Pons, Mado Robin, Joan Sutherland - each in their own way, a magnificant exponent of the art of the coloratura soprano - perhaps the most thrilling and the most demanding of vocal forms.
A new name has been added to the pantheon of coloratura artistry - Sumi Jo. With her lyrical brilliance and precision, the Korean born soprano has become of of the world's most sought after artists. She brings to the famour bel canto repertoire a restoration of the elegant qualities of an earlier tradition, delivering the genre from its old 'can belto' associations. Jo is one of the most s
Description Source Brochure
Primary Genre Music
Secondary Genre Opera
Name Function Notes
Vincenzo Bellini Composer La Sonnambula: Care Compagne
Hector Berlioz Composer Roman Carnival The Trojans: Royal hunt and storm
Gaetano Donizetti Composer Lucia de Lammermoor: Mad Scene
Giacomo Meyerbeer Composer Dinorah: Ombre legere
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Composer The Abduction from the Seraglio: Overture
Gioacchino Rossini Composer The Barber of Seville: Overture
Ambroise Thomas Composer Mignon: Je suis Titania Hamlet: Air de Ophelia
Markus Stenz Conductor
Sumi Jo Soprano
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Source Description
Brochure Melbourne Festival 1998 guide
Event Identifier 100648