Organisation Canberra Opera Society
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Other Names
Canberra Opera
Address Canberra ACT
Australia
First Date 1970
Last Date 1984
Functions Other, Presenting Company, Production Company
Events

Bryan Lawrence School of Ballet

Canberra Opera Orchestra

ABC Sinfonia

  • The Mikado, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 14 April 1983
  • The Mikado, Orange Civic Theatre, Orange, NSW, 8 April 1983

Canberra Choral Society

Canberra Theatre Trust

  • H.M.S. Pinafore, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 12 January 1979
  • Joan, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 27 August 1975

Human Veins Dance Theatre

ANU Choral Society

  • Joan, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 27 August 1975

Band of the Royal Military College

  • Joan, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 27 August 1975

Canberra Children's Choir

Canberra Opera Chorus

Canberra Philharmonic Society Inc.

Canberra Repertory Society

  • Joan, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 27 August 1975

Canberra Symphony Orchestra

  • Aida, National Indoor Sports Arena, Bruce, ACT, 10 December 1981

CTC Channel 7 (Canberra)

  • Joan, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 27 August 1975

Department of the Capital Territory Committee for Cultural D

Music Board of the Australia Council

Radio 2CA

  • Joan, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 27 August 1975

The Canberra Times

The Orange Festival of Arts

Woden Valley Youth Choir

  • Aida, National Indoor Sports Arena, Bruce, ACT, 10 December 1981

Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT

The Playhouse, Civic Square, ACT

Orange Civic Theatre, Orange, NSW

Wagga Wagga Civic Theatre, Wagga Wagga, NSW

Albury Civic Theatre, Albury, NSW

Llewellyn Hall, Acton, ACT

National Indoor Sports Arena, Bruce, ACT

Bryan Dowling - Actor, Singer

Fran Bosly - Actor, Singer

Colin Slater - Actor, Singer

Joan Richards - Actor, Singer

Helen Cornwell - Actor, Chorus Master/Mistress, Singer

Margaret Sim - Actor, Singer

Peter Cooke - Designer, Costume Designer

Raymond Gorringe - Actor

Phil Perman - Actor, Singer

Robert Taylor - Chorus, Actor

Judith Bauer - Actor, Singer

Margaret Cleary - Singer, Actor

Donald Hollier - Conductor, Musical Director

Michael Tatchell - Actor, Singer

James Pope - Actor

Jim Pope - Singer, Actor

  • Iolanthe, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 15 December 1982
  • Martha, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 15 July 1981
  • Martha, Wagga Wagga Civic Theatre, Wagga Wagga, NSW, 10 July 1981
  • Martha, Orange Civic Theatre, Orange, NSW, 3 July 1981
  • The Pilgrim's Progress, Llewellyn Hall, Acton, ACT, 18 July 1980
  • Don Pasquale, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 27 April 1977
  • Don Pasquale, Orange Civic Theatre, Orange, NSW, 1 April 1977
  • Don Pasquale, Wagga Wagga Civic Theatre, Wagga Wagga, NSW, 1977

John Tasker - Director, Producer

Anne Brabbin-Smith - Actor, Stage Manager, Singer

John Garlick - Actor

Ken Healey - Director, Producer

Mary Price - Actor, Singer

John Birss - Actor

Richard Craft - Actor

Gaetano Donizetti - Composer

Bruce Lang - Actor

Richard McIntyre - Conductor

James Ridewood - Designer

Priscilla Ruffell - Choreographer

  • Martha, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 15 July 1981
  • Martha, Wagga Wagga Civic Theatre, Wagga Wagga, NSW, 10 July 1981
  • Martha, Orange Civic Theatre, Orange, NSW, 3 July 1981
  • Die Fledermaus, Wagga Wagga Civic Theatre, Wagga Wagga, NSW, 17 September 1976
  • Die Fledermaus, Albury Civic Theatre, Albury, NSW, 10 September 1976
  • Die Fledermaus, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 4 August 1976

Richard Summerrell - Stage Manager, Assistant Stage Manager

Brian Bell - Producer, Director

Nina Cooke - Director, Producer

Anne Cowan - Properties Master, Stage Manager

  • The Merry Widow, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 28 September 1983
  • Madam Butterfly, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 9 October 1982
  • Martha, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 15 July 1981
  • Martha, Wagga Wagga Civic Theatre, Wagga Wagga, NSW, 10 July 1981
  • Martha, Orange Civic Theatre, Orange, NSW, 3 July 1981

Marilyn Dooley - Stage Manager

  • Martha, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 15 July 1981
  • Martha, Wagga Wagga Civic Theatre, Wagga Wagga, NSW, 10 July 1981
  • Martha, Orange Civic Theatre, Orange, NSW, 3 July 1981
  • The Gipsy Baron, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 17 December 1980
  • The Threepenny Opera, The Playhouse, Civic Square, ACT, 30 April 1980

Judy Inveen - Stage Manager, Assistant Stage Manager

  • The Mikado, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 14 April 1983
  • The Mikado, Orange Civic Theatre, Orange, NSW, 8 April 1983
  • Martha, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 15 July 1981
  • Martha, Wagga Wagga Civic Theatre, Wagga Wagga, NSW, 10 July 1981
  • Martha, Orange Civic Theatre, Orange, NSW, 3 July 1981

John Lander - Actor, Performer

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Composer

Frank Powell - Actor

Dianne Smith - Actor, Singer

Rosemary Arkle - Actor

Bernd Benthaak - Director

  • Carmen, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 8 December 1983
  • The Merry Widow, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 28 September 1983
  • Madam Butterfly, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 9 October 1982
  • Aida, National Indoor Sports Arena, Bruce, ACT, 10 December 1981

Richard Brabin-Smith - Actor

Benjamin Britten - Composer

Lin Clayton - Actor

Len Fisher - Lighting Designer

  • The Mikado, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 14 April 1983
  • The Mikado, Orange Civic Theatre, Orange, NSW, 8 April 1983
  • Joan, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 27 August 1975
  • The Turn of the Screw, The Playhouse, Civic Square, ACT, 29 October 1974

Ian Fletcher - Actor

William Schwenck Gilbert - Librettist

  • The Mikado, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 14 April 1983
  • The Mikado, Orange Civic Theatre, Orange, NSW, 8 April 1983
  • Iolanthe, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 15 December 1982
  • H.M.S. Pinafore, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 12 January 1979

Geoffrey Harris - Actor

Quentin Hole - Set Designer, Designer

Ayis Ioannides - Assistant Musical Director, Conductor

Graham Maclean - Designer

David Reedy - Actor

Brian Shanahan - Actor, Singer

  • Martha, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 15 July 1981
  • Martha, Wagga Wagga Civic Theatre, Wagga Wagga, NSW, 10 July 1981
  • Martha, Orange Civic Theatre, Orange, NSW, 3 July 1981
  • The Carmelites, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 1 May 1981

Marjorie Sharman - Actor

Paul Slade - Actor

Heather Sneddon - Actor

Johann Strauss - Composer

Arthur Seymour Sullivan - Composer

  • The Mikado, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 14 April 1983
  • The Mikado, Orange Civic Theatre, Orange, NSW, 8 April 1983
  • Iolanthe, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 15 December 1982
  • H.M.S. Pinafore, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 12 January 1979

Philip Thomas - Actor, Singer

Giuseppe Verdi - Composer

  • Aida, National Indoor Sports Arena, Bruce, ACT, 10 December 1981
  • A Masked Ball, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 3 May 1978
  • Il Trovatore, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 24 November 1976
  • La Traviata, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 18 June 1975

John Wood - Actor, Singer

Gregory Yurisich - Actor

Christopher Bedloe - Director

  • Martha, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 15 July 1981
  • Martha, Wagga Wagga Civic Theatre, Wagga Wagga, NSW, 10 July 1981
  • Martha, Orange Civic Theatre, Orange, NSW, 3 July 1981

Anthony Benfell - Singer, Actor

  • Martha, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 15 July 1981
  • Martha, Wagga Wagga Civic Theatre, Wagga Wagga, NSW, 10 July 1981
  • Martha, Orange Civic Theatre, Orange, NSW, 3 July 1981

Geoffrey Binks - Actor

Mark Boast - Singer

Christopher Bogg - Actor

Graham Brecht - Actor

Audra Briggs - Actor

Ted Briggs - Choreographer, Actor

Elva Clarke - Assistant Stage Manager, Stage Manager

Friedrich Flotow - Composer

  • Martha, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 15 July 1981
  • Martha, Wagga Wagga Civic Theatre, Wagga Wagga, NSW, 10 July 1981
  • Martha, Orange Civic Theatre, Orange, NSW, 3 July 1981

John Gilbert - Chorus Master/Mistress

  • The Mikado, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 14 April 1983
  • The Mikado, Orange Civic Theatre, Orange, NSW, 8 April 1983
  • Peter Grimes, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 28 May 1982

William Hawkey - Conductor

  • Martha, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 15 July 1981
  • Martha, Wagga Wagga Civic Theatre, Wagga Wagga, NSW, 10 July 1981
  • Martha, Orange Civic Theatre, Orange, NSW, 3 July 1981

Keith Hempton - Singer

Mary Hough - Designer

Tony Howes - Actor

Marie Jensen - Actor

Wilfred Jones - Conductor

Julian Land - Actor

Allan Lees - Designer

  • Martha, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 15 July 1981
  • Martha, Wagga Wagga Civic Theatre, Wagga Wagga, NSW, 10 July 1981
  • Martha, Orange Civic Theatre, Orange, NSW, 3 July 1981

Robert Longbottom - Actor

John Main - Actor

Dianne Manning - Actor

James McCarthy - Conductor

Ian McDiarmid - Actor

Gian Carlo Menotti - Composer

Michelle Miller - Actor

Peter Morris - Actor

Jacques Offenbach - Composer

Myfanwy Perkins - Make-up Artist

  • Martha, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 15 July 1981
  • Martha, Wagga Wagga Civic Theatre, Wagga Wagga, NSW, 10 July 1981
  • Martha, Orange Civic Theatre, Orange, NSW, 3 July 1981

Norman Petering - Actor

Gioacchino Rossini - Composer

Gordon Sheldon - Actor

Donald Smith - Actor

Lindsay Smith - Actor

Shirley Thomas - Actor

Garry Walbrook - Actor, Singer

Jim Woolnough - Actor

Vicki Wyn Davies - Actor

Don Asker - Choreographer

William Bamford - Actor

  • The Mikado, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 14 April 1983
  • The Mikado, Orange Civic Theatre, Orange, NSW, 8 April 1983

Sarah Bannerman - Actor

Lois Bogg - Singer, Actor

Denise Bott - Stage Manager, Stage Director

Terence Clarke - Producer, Director

Conal Coad - Actor

Hugh Colman - Designer

Patrick Conlan - Director

  • The Mikado, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 14 April 1983
  • The Mikado, Orange Civic Theatre, Orange, NSW, 8 April 1983

John Cranfield - Actor

John Curro - Conductor, Musical Director

Nik Dorning - Make-up Artist

Thomas Edmonds - Actor

Celia Feldman - Actor, Singer

Anne Fish - Actor

  • The Mikado, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 14 April 1983
  • The Mikado, Orange Civic Theatre, Orange, NSW, 8 April 1983

Patrick Flynn - Musical Director, Composer

  • Joan, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 27 August 1975
  • Elixir, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 16 March 1973

Robert Gard - Singer

Jonathan Hardy - Producer

Marion Hayes - Actor

  • Martha, Wagga Wagga Civic Theatre, Wagga Wagga, NSW, 10 July 1981
  • Martha, Orange Civic Theatre, Orange, NSW, 3 July 1981

Edwin Hodgeman - Actor

  • The Mikado, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 14 April 1983
  • The Mikado, Orange Civic Theatre, Orange, NSW, 8 April 1983

Brett Jones - Actor

  • The Mikado, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 14 April 1983
  • The Mikado, Orange Civic Theatre, Orange, NSW, 8 April 1983

Lorraine Nawa Jones - Actor, Singer

  • Madam Butterfly, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 9 October 1982
  • Aida, National Indoor Sports Arena, Bruce, ACT, 10 December 1981

Owen Jones - Actor

Paul Kathner - Set Designer

  • The Mikado, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 14 April 1983
  • The Mikado, Orange Civic Theatre, Orange, NSW, 8 April 1983

Franz Lehar - Composer

Kathryn May - Actor, Musician

Janetta McRae - Actor

John Milson - Director

Bob Murphy - Costume Designer

  • The Mikado, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 14 April 1983
  • The Mikado, Orange Civic Theatre, Orange, NSW, 8 April 1983

Dennis Olsen - Singer, Actor

  • Iolanthe, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 15 December 1982
  • H.M.S. Pinafore, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 12 January 1979

Jack Palmer - Actor

Giacomo Puccini - Composer

Fiona Reilly - Designer, Costume Designer

  • Peter Grimes, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 28 May 1982
  • Aida, National Indoor Sports Arena, Bruce, ACT, 10 December 1981

Keith Richards - Director

Leslie Riggs - Wardrobe Master / Mistress

Maria Brigid Ryan - Actor

  • The Mikado, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 14 April 1983
  • The Mikado, Orange Civic Theatre, Orange, NSW, 8 April 1983

Mark Wager - Designer

Thelma White - Costume Designer, Wardrobe Master / Mistress

  • H.M.S. Pinafore, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 12 January 1979
  • Joan, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 27 August 1975

John Williams - Lighting Designer

Frances Wilson - Actor

Keith Wilson - Conductor

Maureen Wright - Actor

Lois Adamson - Assistant Stage Manager

Janet Allan - Singer

Tom Allen - Actor

Peter Anderson - Actor

John Bacon - Musical Director

Jill Batcheler - Singer

  • Iolanthe, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 15 December 1982

Michael Beauchamp - Director

  • Iolanthe, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 15 December 1982

Warren Bebbington - Conductor

Cheryl-Lee Bell - Assistant Stage Manager

Beverley Bergen - Actor

Andrew Bermingham - Actor

Georges Bizet - Composer

  • Carmen, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 8 December 1983

Elizabeth Bradley - Actor

Bertolt Brecht - Lyricist

Elixer Brennan - Performer

  • Elixir, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 16 March 1973

June Bronhill - Actor

Stephanie Burridge - Choreographer

Ian Carcary - Actor

Jan Carey - Choreographer

Franco Cavarra - Producer

  • Il Trovatore, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 24 November 1976

Carlo Felice Cillario - Musical Director

  • Aida, National Indoor Sports Arena, Bruce, ACT, 10 December 1981

Louise Cleary - Actor

Damien Connor - Actor

James Coogan - Set Designer

Joseph Cook - Musician

Les Cook - Singer

Jill Crawford - Sound Designer

  • Joan, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 27 August 1975

Brian Crossley - Director

David Cubbin - Conductor

  • The Consul, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 19 May 1976

Andrew Dalton - Counter Tenor

Graham Daly - Sound Designer

  • Joan, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 27 August 1975

Sandie Daly - Lighting Designer

  • Joan, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 27 August 1975

Elspeth Dickinson - Singer

Catherine Doherty - Musician

Leonard Dommett - Director

Brian Dowling - Actor

Peter Drummond - Musician

Bill Dwyer - Actor

Susan Easey - Stage Manager

Neil Easton - Singer

Gloria Eiser - Actor

Margreta Elkins - Actor

  • Aida, National Indoor Sports Arena, Bruce, ACT, 10 December 1981

Kerreen Ely-Harper - Actor

Celia Felman - Actor

Joanne Fisher - Assistant Stage Manager

Dawn Gardiner - Actor

Doreen Garlick - Weight Lifter

Katherine Gibney - Musician

Bill Ginnane - Actor

Christoph Gluck - Composer

Richard Goldberg - Actor

Charles Gounod - Composer

Maril Granfield - Actor

Andrew Greene - Conductor

Rosemary Gunn - Actor

  • Carmen, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 8 December 1983

Lorraine Haase - Performer

  • Elixir, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 16 March 1973

Robert Haase - Performer

  • Elixir, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 16 March 1973

Jaroslav Hasek - Playwright

Janetta Haskell - Singer

Christopher Hassall - Translator

Robert Haynes - Stage Manager

George Hegan - Actor

Stein Helgeby - Singer

Dorothy Hewett - Playwright

  • Joan, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 27 August 1975

Brian Hingerty - Actor

Ian Howard - Actor

George Howe - Actor

Christian Huff-Johnston - Actor

Lindy Hume - Choreographer

  • Iolanthe, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 15 December 1982

Mark Hyman - Actor

Dragan Ilic - Set Designer

  • Joan, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 27 August 1975

Donald Johnson - Musician

Tom Johnson - Actor

Anne Jones - Actor

Garrick Jones - Actor

  • Carmen, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 8 December 1983

Margaret Karotam - Actor

Leonard Kaspar - Musician

Yusef Kayrooz - Actor

Robert Keatch - Musician

Marcus Kelson - Actor

Rolf Khulman - Musician

Foveaux Kirby - Stage Manager

  • Joan, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 27 August 1975

Gerald Krug - Conductor

  • Carmen, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 8 December 1983

Lynette Kutschewski - Actor

Christa Leal - Actor

Melva Lee - Actor

Victor Leon - Librettist

Brian Lewis - Musician

Bob Longbottom - Actor

David Longmuir - Lighting Designer

Elizabeth Lord - Actor

Robin Lovejoy - Director

Christopher Lyndon Gee - Conductor

Joyce Macfarlane - Production Manager

  • Joan, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 27 August 1975

Joseph Machlis - Translator

Fiona Maconaghie - Actor

Ronald Maconaghie - Actor

Jacki Madison - Actor

Ralph Manheim - Translator

Angelo Marenzi - Actor

  • Aida, National Indoor Sports Arena, Bruce, ACT, 10 December 1981

Lorna Marshall - Make-up Artist

Michael Martin - Singer

Dermot McCaul - Stage Manager

Graham McFarlane - Singer

Ross McGregor - Director

  • Joan, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 27 August 1975

Andrew McGuiness - Musician

Hec McMillan - Actor

Jon Millard - Singer

Otto Nicolai - Composer

Phil O'Brien - Actor

John Paisley - Actor

Angela Parleviet - Actor

Margaret Payne - Actor

Jeremy Pearce - Actor

Torben Petersen - Conductor

Klaus Pinker - Actor

Michelle Potter - Choreographer

Francis Poulenc - Composer

Merlyn Quaife - Actor

Keith Radford - Actor

Alan Richardson - Actor

Felicia Richardson - Singer

Jonquil Ritter - Singer

  • Iolanthe, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 15 December 1982

Tamara Ross - Actor

Neil Rowe - Actor

Jeanette Russell - Actor

Alex Sciberras - Lighting Designer

  • Joan, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 27 August 1975

Donald Shanks - Actor

  • Aida, National Indoor Sports Arena, Bruce, ACT, 10 December 1981

John Shaw - Actor

  • Aida, National Indoor Sports Arena, Bruce, ACT, 10 December 1981

Margaret Shaw - Properties Master / Mistress

Jon Sidney - Actor

  • Carmen, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 8 December 1983

Donald Smith - Actor

Howard Spicer - Actor

Leo Stein - Librettist

Jon Stephens - Producer

Bill Stevens - Actor

Jennie Swain - Singer

  • Iolanthe, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 15 December 1982

Jon Sydney - Singer

Doug Taylor - Actor

Linda Tenenbaum - Choreographer

  • Joan, Canberra Theatre, Canberra, ACT, 27 August 1975

John Thomson - Stage Manager

Mildred Travers - Actor

Hilary Trotter - Actor

Terry Vaughan - Conductor

Ralph Vaughan Williams - Composer

Isabel Veale - Actor

Richard Wagner - Composer

David Walsh - Musician

Kurt Weill - Composer

Don Whitbread - Musical Director

Janet Whiting - Actor

Michael Whittaker - Actor

Neville Wilkie - Actor

John Willett - Translator

Doug Williams - Actor

Susan Williams - Musician

Noel Wilmott - Actor

Glenn Winslade - Singer

Peter Woods - Actor

Keith Young - Actor

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