September 11, 15, 18, 20, 22; October 11, 2013
Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne.
Robert Blackwood Hall, Monash University.
2hr 45m, with two intervals.
Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor: Greg Hocking, Raymond Lawrence
Director: Suzanne Chaundy
Starring: Roy Best, Caroline Vercoe, Antoinette Halloran, Angelo Hogan, Ian Cousins.
Leading International soprano Antoinette Halloran makes her debut as the doomed courtesan Violetta in Melbourne Opera’s highly successful production of the most popular opera in the world.
Grand Italian opera has proven to be a wonderful experience in the superb acoustics and atmospheric intimacy of the historic Athenaeum Theatre.
This production, directed by Suzanne Chaundy, will be dedicated to our Founding Patron Lady Potter AC
(Sung in English)
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