Don John of Austria - Opera in two acts to a libretto by Jacob L Montefiore. Book by Gordon Kalton Williams after Montefiore's libretto and Casimir Delavigne's play �Don Juan d'Autriche'
AuthorNathan, Isaac, 1792-1864
PublisherRecorded live in October 2007 at the City Recital Hall Angel Place, Sydney. ABC Classics 476 4114.
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Document TypeAudio Music Recording
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Australia's first opera, composed and premiered in Sydney in 1847. Steve Davislim, tenor (Don John) ; Cheryl Barker, soprano (Donna Agnes) ; Grant Doyle, baritone (Philip II) ; Sally-Anne Russell, mezzosoprano (Dorothy) ; Paul Whelan, baritone (Don Quexada) ; Nathan Lovejoy, actor (Domingo) ; Garth Holcombe, actor (Jerome/Antonio) ; Mark Pegler, actor (Don Ruy Gomes) ; Jonathan Hardy (Brother Carlos) ; Frank Garfield, actor (Don Ferdinand de Valdes) ; Sydney Philharmonia Chamber Singers ; Brett Weymarck, director ; Sydney Symphony Orchestra / Alexander Briger, conductor.
ABC Classic FM
Off-air broadcast recording. Copied under Part VA of the Copyright Act
KeywordsComposers -- Australia -- 19th century; Opera.
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