Event The Abduction from the Seraglio
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Venue Opera Theatre (Sydney Opera House), Sydney, NSW
First Date 5 February 1985
Opening Date 5 February 1985
Last Date 1 March 1985
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description Set in the harem of Pasha Selim, the opera concerns the hilarious, and sometimes sorrowful, adventures of four lovers held captive by the harem heavy, the overseer Osmin.
Constanze: Amanda Thane; Blonde: Jennifer McGregor; Belmonte: Glen Winslade; Pedrillo: Christopher Dawes; Osmin: Noel Mangin; Pasha Salim: Pieter van der Stolk.
Description Source Brochure
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Test Opera
Name Function Notes
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Composer
Eve Queler Conductor
Kristian Fredrikson Designer
Adrian Slack Director
Text Nationality Germany
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information 8 performances: Feb 5, 9, 12, 16, 20, 23 & 26 and Mar 1
Data Source
Source Description
Brochure PROMPT Collection. National Library of Australia
Programme PROMPT Collection. National Library of Australia
Brochure Sydney Opera House Diary Feb/Mar 1985
Event Identifier 63172