Event Werther
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Venue Opera Theatre (Sydney Opera House), Sydney, NSW
Umbrella Event Festival of Sydney 1990
First Date 17 February 1990
Last Date 7 March 1990
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Based on the novel by Goethe - one of the Romantic era's great classics - Werther - is a superb example of Massenet's sensitive and emotional style.
Description Source Brochure
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Opera
Name Function Notes
Jules Massenet Composer
Myer Fredman Conductor
Michael Yeargan Designer
Elke Neidhardt Director
Elizabeth Campbell Mezzo-Soprano Charlotte
Elijah Moshinsky Original Director
Arend Baumann Singer Le Balli
David Brennan Singer Albert
Miriam Gormley Soprano Sophie
Anson Austin Tenor Werther
Text Nationality France
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information 5 performances: Feb 17, 23 & 26 and Mar 3 & 7.
Data Source
Source Description
Brochure PROMPT Collection. National Library of Australia
Brochure Sydney Opera House Diary Feb/Mar 1990
Programme PROMPT Collection. National Library of Australia
Event Identifier 64241