Project Description

Il Trovatore starring Rita Hunter & John Shaw for Lyric Opera of Queensland

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Il Trovatore
(Lyric Opera of Queensland)

Lyric Opera of Queensland (now Opera Queensland) production of Il Trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi, at Her Majesty’s Theatre, Brisbane in September 1982.

Directed by Anthony Besch; Designed by John Stoddart; Conducted by Thomas Schubach; Stage Managed by Toby Simkin.  Lyric Opera of Queensland Consulting Director: Antony Jeffrey.

STARRING Rita Hunter (Leonora), John Shaw (Count di Luna) and Margreta Elkins (Azucena).

Il Trovatore

Il Trovatore (1982 Lyric Opera of Qld) [Press] Theatre-Australia-Article

I was lucky to repeat this thanks to lovely Rita (and her daughter Mairwyn) for insisting as a contractual consideration that I go down to Sydney to Deputy Stage Manage this again for her Sydney Opera House engagement.