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Opera in the Quad | Purcell’s ‘King Arthur’

9 April 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST


Knights, evil magicians, a kingdom at war!

King Arthur’s Britons battle the Saxons in the Gothic splendour of Australia’s oldest university college. Hear Purcell’s rare masterpiece. Conducted by Ross Cobb and narrated by Peter Cousens, some of Australia’s finest period instrumentalists and singers join together to tell this medieval tale in the quadrangle at St Paul’s College, University of Sydney.
Conductor | Ross Cobb
Concertmaster | Fiona Ziegler
Narrator | Peter Cousens
Soprano | Chloe Lankshear, Josie Ryan, Elise Morton
Mezzo soprano | Stephanie Dillon, Hester Wright
Tenor | Joshua Oxley, Elias Wilson
Bass | Jeremy Boulton, Jack Stephens
Violin | Fiona Ziegler, James Tarbotton
Viola | Sophie Nickel
Cello | Zoltán Szabo
Double Bass | Will Hansen
Harpsichord | Nathan Cox
Bassoon | Harley Milano
Oboe | Edward Wang, Joshua Ning
Recorder | Isabelle Palmer, Aimee Brown
Trumpet | Simon Wolnizer, Jonathan Baker
Timpani | Adam Cooper-Stanbury


Quadrangle, St Pauls College (within the University of Sydney)
CAMPERDOWN, NSW 2050 Australia
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