Event L'Elisir d'Amore (The Elixir of love)
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Venue Opera Theatre (Sydney Opera House), Sydney, NSW
First Date 29 June 2001
Opening Date 29 June 2001
Last Date 11 August 2001
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description A comic opera with a changed setting from 19th century Italy to outback Australia during the outbreak of World War I.
Description Source Brochure
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Test Comedy
Opera
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Gaetano Donizetti Composer
Richard Bonynge Conductor
Simon Kenway Conductor
Gabriela Tylesova Costume Designer
Simon Phillips Director
Nick Schlieper Lighting Designer
Gaetano Donizetti Lyricist
Michael Scott-Mitchell Set Designer
Jamie Allen Singer
Rosemarie Arthars Singer
Joshua Bloom Singer
Conal Coad Singer
Fernando de la Mora Singer
Christopher Lincoln Singer
Douglas McNicol Singer
John Pringle Singer
Teddy Tahu Rhodes Singer
Gillian Sullivan Singer
Resources
Works
Text Nationality Italy
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information 16 performances. Sung in Italian.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme PROMPT Collection. National Library of Australia
Brochure PROMPT Collection. National Library of Australia
Brochure Sydney Opera House Diary May/Jun 2001
Event Identifier 7006