Event Die Meistersingers von Nurnberg (The Mastersingers of Nuremberg)
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Venue Capitol Theatre, Haymarket, NSW
First Date 2 July 2003
Opening Date 2 July 2003
Last Date 19 July 2003
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Wagner's only comedy is also one of his most joyous and life-affirming creations, telling of a medieval song contest in which the winner is to marry the goldsmith's beautiful daughter Eva.
Description Source Other
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Opera
Name Function Notes
Richard Wagner Composer
Simone Young Conductor
Reinhard Heinrich Costume Designer
Brian FitzGerald Director
Nigel Levings Lighting Designer
Michael Hampe Original Director
John Gunter Set Designer
Jamie Allen Singer
Jud Arthur Singer
Arend Baumann Singer
John Brunato Singer
Steve Davislim Singer
Christopher Dawes Singer
Warwick Fyfe Singer
Miriam Gordon-Stewart Singer
Roxane Hislop Singer
Michael Lewis Singer
Han Lim Singer
Graeme Macfarlane Singer
Bruce Martin Singer
Jurgen Muller Singer
Stuart Neilson-Kemp Singer
Michael Saunders Singer
Donald Shanks Singer
Text Nationality Germany
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Six performances. Sung in German.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme PROMPT Collection. National Library of Australia
Brochure Opera Australia Season Brochure 2003
Event Identifier 23025