9, 11, 15, 17th August, 2018.
Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne.
3hr 30m, with two intervals.
Composer: Richard Strauss
Conductor: Dr David Kram
Director: Tama Matheson
Starring: Lee Abrahmsen, Danielle Calder, Daniel Sumegi, Anna Voshege.
A superb international cast has been assembled featuring Daniel Sumegi as the oafish Baron Ochs, Lee Abrahmsen as the beautiful Marschallin, Danielle Calder as her dashing lover Octavian and Anna Voshege as Sophie, Octavian’s new love interest.
This classic comedy, featuring many of Strauss’ most famous waltzes and ensembles will be sung in English and conducted by renowned Richard Strauss specialist Dr David Kram.
A rare opportunity to enjoy Strauss’ lush music from the company whose recent triumphs include Tristan and Isolde, Roberto Devereux and Lohengrin.
Read our director Tama Matheson’s notes on how Der Rosenkavalier made Strauss the most famous composer in the world and how this opera remains one of the world’s most renowned.
Production Sponsor: Henkell Brothers Investment Managers