Event The Pearlfishers
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Venue The State Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
First Date 4 May 2011
Last Date 16 May 2011
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Zurga is the leader of a tribe of pearlfishers. Nadir is his friend and protégé. They have both loved Leila, but as the sacred talisman of the pearlfishers, she is unattainable. However, after their famous vow of friendship, Nadir meets Léïla by chance, and the two fall in love. Will Zurga forgive them? And will they survive the wrath of the menacing head priest, Nourabad?
Description Source Production Company
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Test Opera
Subjects Love
Name Function Notes
Jud Arthur Actor Nourabad
Henry Choo Actor Nadir
Luke Gabbedy Actor Zurga
Emma Matthews Actor Leila
Rosetta Cook Choreographer
Georges Bizet Composer
Ollivier-Philippe Cuneo Conductor
Claire Mitchell Costume Designer
Ann-Margret Pettersson Director
Nigel Levings Lighting Designer
John Conklin Set Designer
Text Nationality France
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Event Identifier 90592