Event Dido and Aeneas
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Venue University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA
First Date 22 August 1940
Last Date 23 August 1940
Dates Estimated No
Status Amateur
World Premiere No
Description The Opera "Dido and Aeneas" was preceded by an orchestral prelude composed of two pieces: Suite for Strings - "The Rival Sisters" by Purcell and Suite for Strings and Flutes (from "Orpheus") by Gluck.
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Music
Secondary Genre Test Opera
Name Function Notes
Barbara Howard Assistant Producer
Constance Bills Chorus
Vincent Cremer Chorus
Leslie Dutton Chorus
Carrington Fisher Chorus
Norman Jaensch Chorus
John Jonas Chorus
Phyllis Leach Chorus
Patricia Lucas Chorus
Minna Metz Chorus
Kath Perry Chorus
Eileen Sayers Chorus
Zana Shering Chorus
Dorothy Slee Chorus
Harry Tardrew Chorus
Jack Waddell Chorus
Catherine Watson Chorus
Christoph Gluck Composer
Henry Purcell Composer
Mrs Walloscheck Costume Designer
Vera Aspinall Costume Maker
Paul Bernard Costume Maker
Bette Armstrong Dancer
Walter Dasborough Dancer
Louise Dorman Dancer
Joan Marsson Dancer
Aileen Roberts Dancer
Jean Robertson Dancer
Joseph Siebert Dancer
Elwyn Wright Dancer
Eugene Thomas Lighting Designer
Mrs John Horner Musical Director
Valmai Bermingham Musician
James Duncan Musician
Clarice Gmeiner Musician
Marjorie Hounsell Musician
Helen Magarey Musician
Kathleen Meegan Musician
Harold S Parsons Musician
Constance Pether Musician
Sylvia Whitington Musician
William Wright Musician
Vivien Tuck Pianist
Clive Carey Producer
Allan Sierp Set Designer
Constance Chinner Singer
Gwen Freeman Singer
Mena Harvey Singer
Margaret Pirie Singer
Gilbert Price Singer
Lois Thomson Singer
Dorothy Vardy Singer
Linda Wald Singer
Rita Watson Singer
Herbert Kollosche Technician
Text Nationality England
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Event Identifier 75783