Event Australian Chamber Orchestra - Bennelong
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Venue Concert Hall (Sydney Opera House), Sydney, NSW
First Date 10 October 1988
Last Date 16 October 1988
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description Commissioned by the ACO for the Bicentenary with music by Barry Conyngham, libretto by Murray Copland and over 80 life-sized puppets designed by Mirka Mora, this remarkable work tells the story of the Aborigine, Bennelong. Premiere on 10th Oct 1988 in Opera Theatre.
Description Source Brochure
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Test Classical
Puppetry
Orchestral
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Max McBride Conductor
Mirka Mora Puppet Designer
Beverley Bergen Soprano
Thomas Edmonds Tenor
Works
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Brochure Sydney Opera House Diary Oct/Nov 1988
Event Identifier 114287