Event Macbeth
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Venue Opera Theatre (Sydney Opera House), Sydney, NSW
First Date 16 September 1991
Opening Date 16 September 1991
Last Date 12 October 1991
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description Based on Shakespeare's play, Verdi's opera brilliantly conveys the ravaged inner spirits of MacBeth and his wife, and their ambitious drive for power.
Description Source Brochure
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Test Opera
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Malcolm Donnelly Baritone
John Wegner Bass Baritone
Giuseppe Verdi Composer
Massimo de Bernart Conductor
Stefanos Lazaridis Designer
John Wregg Director
John Copley Original Director
Kerry Henderson Singer
Xiaoming Lan Singer
Anne Way Singer
Elizabeth Connell Soprano
Kenneth Collins Tenor
Gregory Tomlinson Tenor
Works
Text Nationality Italy
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information 8 performances: Sept 16, 19, 23 & 28 and Oct 2, 5, 8 & 12.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme PROMPT Collection. National Library of Australia
Brochure PROMPT Collection. National Library of Australia
Brochure Sydney Opera House Diary Aug/Sept 1991
Event Identifier 65381