Melbourne City Opera presents

The Merry Widow

[Franz Lehár]

Conductor
Erich Fackert

Director
Gary Young

Choreographer
Andrew Hallsworth

Artistic Director
Dr Joseph Talia

Performances
8 - 15 July 2006

National Theatre
St Kilda

 

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Synopsis

Director's Notes

Cast List
Anna Suzanne Donald
Danilo Kevin Kelley
Valencienne Marilla Homes
Camille Thomas Bult
Baron Zeta Richard Burman
Kromow Garry Oliver
Njegus Philip Elphinstone
Olga Linda Ruggiero
Bogdanowitsch Dennis Foote
Sylviane Suzan Stafford
Martha George
Pritschitsch Torquil Syme
Praskovia Helen Hill
Geraldine Finn
Lady at embassy ball Samantha Putrino

with

Melbourne City Opera Chorus

and

Melbourne City Opera Orchestra

Parisians
Camille de Rosillion Thomas Bult
Vicomte Cascada Alexander Roose
Raoul de St Brioche Robert Barbaro
ZoZo Irina Kuzminsky

Chorus

Raymond Abbott, Isaac Bergman, Pat Carney, Joe Corizzo, Donna King, Geraldine Finn, Richard Fisher, Sebastian Giocabella, Paul Goodear, Salvatore Granata, Colin Gudgeon, Stephen James, Irina Kuzminsky, Maria La Civita, Renata Mashta, Prudence Patullo, Samantha Putrino, Paul Ribet, Suzanne Shaw, Suzan Stafford, Haruna Taniguchi, Marie-France Urruty, Marnie Westh

Dancers for The Merry Widow

Domenic Carella, Jim Cocks, Brian Gillespie, Ross Hannaford, Karlie Johnson, Kym Melloy, Nicole Melloy, Suzie Melloy

Understudies

Anna: Heather Brooks, Valenciennce: Lauren Oldham, Bogdanowitsch: Paul Goodear, Njegus: Stephen James

 

 

 

 

 



Orchestra

Concertmaster
Tiffany Karabatsas

Violin
Emma Rudin
Fiona Knurek
Fiona Doig
Sylvia Winfield
Emily Blake
Katriona Tsyrlin
Rohan Mack
Marjorie Michael
Tsari Anderson
Sally Webster

Viola
John North
Amanda Waters

Cello
Gavin Williams
Alexander Waters

Double Bass
Briony Kenneth
Mary Macmillan

 

 


Flute
Ruth Stone
Julie Danaher

Oboe
Dafydd Camp

Clarinet
Vicky Hallett
Esther Lowe
Loukia Gauntlett

Bassoon
Glenn Taylor

French horn
Julia Monsbourgh
Jane Mayo
Cynthia Ko

 

 

 


Trumpet
Robert Harry
Matthew Ayres

Trombone
Steven Jones
Helen Giokas-Smith

Percussion
Sophia Ang

Harp
Alannah Guthrie-Jones

Orchestral Manager
Jenny Lowe