Event The Makropulos Secret
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Venue Opera Theatre (Sydney Opera House), Sydney, NSW
First Date 7 October 2008
Opening Date 7 October 2008
Last Date 24 October 2008
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description She is tired. She is world weary. And she is utterly, eternally beautiful. Cheryl barker makes her Australian debut as Elina Makropulos in Janacek's elusive opera conducted by Richard Hickox.
Description Source Brochure
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Test Opera
Name Function Notes
Leoš Janáček Composer
Richard Hickox Conductor
Stephen Mould Conductor
Carl Friederich Oberle Designer
Neil Armfield Director
Nigel Levings Lighting Designer
Cheryl Barker Singer
Kanen Breen Singer
Catherine Carby Singer
Andrew Collis Singer
Jacqueline Dark Singer
Robert Gard Singer
Andrew Goodwin Singer
Shane Lowrencev Singer
Dominica Matthews Singer
John Pringle Singer
Peter Wedd Singer
Text Nationality Czech Republic
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information 6 performances Sung in English
Data Source
Source Description
Brochure PROMPT Collection. National Library of Australia
Brochure Sydney Opera House What's On Brochure, Oct 2008
Event Identifier 74447