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WA Opera in Park Simulcast

A free event supported by Lotterywest and alcohol.thinkagain
Celebrate West Australian Opera’s 50th Anniversary in a free gala concert of operatic hits, in the beautiful setting of Supreme Court Gardens. Celebrate the power of the human voice in a special gala concert marking 50 years of opera in Western Australia.

A thrilling program of highlights from the operatic treasury is presented by Australian artists, with the West Australian Opera Chorus and the West Australian Symphony Orchestra conducted by Brad Cohen.

Dresscode:
You are invited to dress up to celebrate this milestone. You are encouraged to wear evening dress, black tie, a costume or your favourite outfit. There will be a prize on the evening for the best dressed audience member.

About the Show:
Since 2010 West Australian Opera has broadcast City of Perth’s Opera in the Park from Perth to regional venues throughout the state. Thanks to Lotterywest, Healthway through the Alcohol.Think Again message, the Department of Regional Development, the Community Resource Network and Westlink, regional audiences are able to watch free live opera on-screen in their community. Anyone with access to Westlink Regional Satellite TV Channel 602 is able to tune into the simulcast to watch Opera in the Park live from Perth.

The regional simulcast enables die-hard opera fans, or first-timers just being introduced to the artform, to experience the beauty of live world-class opera.

Simulcast time and duration:
7:30pm Doors and bar open
8:00pm On-screen speeches commence.
8:15pm Concert begins.
9:05pm 20-minute interval.
9:25pm Concert recommences.
10:25pm Approximate conclusion time.

Repertoire:
Celebrate West Australian Opera’s 50th Anniversary in a free gala concert of operatic hits, in the beautiful setting of Supreme Court Gardens
A thrilling program of highlights from the operatic treasury is presented by Australian artists, with the West Australian Opera Chorus and the West Australian Symphony Orchestra conducted by Brad Cohen.

Bizet – Carmen: Prelude 1
Mozart – Don Giovanni: Là ci darem
Verdi – Rigoletto: La donna è mobile
Donizetti – Lucia: Regnava nel silenzio … Quando rapito in estasi
Bizet – Carmen: The Toreador’s Song
Offenbach – Les contes d’Hoffmann: Barcarolle
Puccini – La bohème: Che gelida manina… Mi chiamano Mimi… O soave fanciulla
Verdi – Rigoletto: Quartet “Bella figlia dell’amore”
Verdi – Nabucco: Va pensiero
Verdi – La traviata: Prelude to Act 1
Handel – Xerxes: Ombra mai fu
Delibes – Lakme: Flower duet
Puccini – Madama Butterfly: Humming Chorus
Verdi – La traviata: Brindisi
Léhar – The Merry Widow: Lippen schweigen / Love unspoken
Verdi – Il trovatore: Anvil Chorus
Puccini – Turandot: Nessun dorma

Date

February 5, 2017

Time

4:00 am - 6:30 am

Website

Location

Cummins Theatre
31 Bates Street
Merredin, WA 6415 Australia

Phone

(08) 90413295

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