Event Voss
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Venue Opera Theatre (Sydney Opera House), Sydney, NSW
First Date 8 October 1990
Opening Date 8 October 1990
Last Date 26 October 1990
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description Composed to David Malouf's libretto based on Patrick White's novel, Voss is a towering achievement of vitality and invention.
Description Source Brochure
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Test Opera
Subjects Australian National Identity
Name Function Notes
Richard Meale Composer
Dobbs Franks Conductor
Luciana Arrighi Costume Designer
Jim Sharman Director
David Malouf Librettist
Brian Thomson Set Designer
Geoffrey Chard Singer
David Collins-White Singer
Eilene Hannan Singer
Fiona Maconaghie Singer
Patrick White Writer
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information 6 performances: Oct 8, 13, 16, 18, 24 & 26.
Data Source
Source Description
Brochure PROMPT Collection. National Library of Australia
Programme PROMPT Collection. National Library of Australia
Brochure Sydney Opera House Diary Oct/Nov 1990
Event Identifier 64350