The captivating charm, emotional suffering, and intense drama of
Puccini’s greatest creations – his
women – are captured in this thrilling homage to Puccini’s heroines.
Experience all the great arias
from La Boheme, Manon Lescaut, Le Villi, Edgar, Tosca, The Girl of the
Golden West, Madama
Butterfly, Gianni Schicci, Suor Angelica and Turandot and discover why
Puccini remains the greatest
popular composer of opera in the world today.
The Puccini Festival Australia is proud to showcase "Le Donne di
Giacomo Puccini", premiering 14th
October 2005 at 8pm.
In the glorious setting of Her Majesty’s Theatre five of Australia’s
greatest soprano interpreters
of Puccini are on stage together bringing these well-loved characters
to life, accompanied by the
acting genius of Lewis Fiander as Giacomo Puccini. Internationally
renowned conductor Maestro David
Kram with the Australian Opera Festival Orchestra. This production is
interpreted by the highly
acclaimed director Caroline Stacey in a night of brilliant words and
music illuminated with stunning
images co-produced with the Puccini Foundation created especially for
this performance by multimedia
artist Kaoru Alfonso.
A wonderfully dramatic night of high emotion not to be missed by anyone
who loves passion in their
English dialogue and arias performed in Italian.
Friday 14th October, 8pm
Saturday 15th October, 3pm
Saturday 15th October, 8pm
Her Majesty’s Theatre, 219 Exhibition Street, Melbourne 3000.
Premium ~ $100.00 (this includes a glass of wine and a program)
A-Reserve ~ $59.00 Adult $53.00 Concession
B-Reserve ~ $49.00 Adult $43.00 Concession
C-Reserve ~ $39.00 Adult $33.00 Concession
Bookings can be made directly through the Puccini Festival Australia
office on (03) 9348 2071. If
you book your tickets for this brilliant night of words and music
before Friday 16th September,
you’ll receive a free program to the value of $15.
Group booking deals for 10 or more are also available, enquire when
Puccini Festival Australia