Event King Roger
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Venue Opera Theatre (Sydney Opera House), Sydney, NSW
First Date 3 November 1990
Opening Date 3 November 1990
Last Date 24 November 1990
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description "Spectacular dance entertainment". "A work where opera and dance combine to produce a musical and visual spectacle".
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Dance
Secondary Genre Test Ballet
Name Function Notes
Graeme Murphy Choreographer
Karol Szymanowski Composer
Kristian Fredrikson Costume Designer
Jaroslaw Iwaskiewicz Librettist
Karol Szymanowski Librettist
Roderick Van Gelder Lighting Designer
Kristian Fredrikson Set Designer
Text Nationality Poland
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Karol Szymanowski's operatic score King Roger, completed in 1924, provides the substance and inspiration for the ballet's choreography.
Data Source
Source Description
Brochure Sydney Opera House Diary Oct/Nov 1990
Australian & New Zealand Theatre Record November 1990
Event Identifier 12799