Event Nixon in China
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Venue Festival Theatre, Adelaide, SA
Umbrella Event Adelaide Festival 1992
First Date 29 February 1992
Opening Date 29 February 1992
Last Date 5 March 1992
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Looks at the moment in history when President Nixon visited China.
An opera in three acts.
This production from the Houston Grand opera
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Test Dance
Historical
Music
Opera
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Geoffrey Harris Actor
Leigh Warren Choreographer
Florin Radulescu Chorus Master/Mistress Repetiteur
John Adams Composer
Ladislav Jasek Concert Master
David Porcelijn Conductor
Dunya Ramicova Costume Designer
Gale Edwards Director
Alice Goodman Librettist
Adrienne Lobel Set Designer
Eilene Hannan Singer
James Maddalena Singer
Mark McSweeney Singer
Merlyn Quaife Singer
John Wegner Singer
Resources
Works
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Co-production by State Opera of South Australia and the Australian Dance Theatre. The names of the dancers, chorus and orchestra are listed in the programme.
Data Source
Source Description
Australian & New Zealand Theatre Record March 1992
Programme University of Adelaide BSL Special Collections, Theatre Collection
Event Identifier 13933