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The Classics: Opera
28 January 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm AEDT
Award winning Australian director, Cameron Menzies will bring Puccini’s tragic love story, Madama Butterfly to the stage with an abridged version performed in the round with an accomplished principal cast and beautiful Japanese influenced costumes.
Performance by Helpmann Award nominated Dimity Shepherd as Suzuki; and emerging operatic star Michael Petruccelli, renowned for his pure, glowing tenor. It will also feature Conductor: Dr Kathleen McGuire with a live nine-piece orchestra, and Tony Award nominated Sound Designer, Russell Goldsmith.
City of Stonnington Mayor, Cr Steve Stefanopoulos congratulated the series’ newly appointed artistic directors for bringing together an exciting range of talent from across the musical landscape.