Rienzi

by Richard Wagner.

 

In Concert.

 

As part of the Melbourne Ring Festival, Melbourne Opera presents the Australian premiere of Rienzi, Wagner’s first big operatic success featuring Rosamund Illing, Roger Howell, Joanna Cole, Jason Wasley and the Melbourne Opera Chorus and Orchestra.

 

Written in the style of French Grand Opera, Rienzi is packed with exciting arias, ensembles & choruses and presents a fascinating insight into the development of Wagner’s style.

PRINCIPALS

Cola Rienzi

 

Irene

 

Steffano Collonna

 

Adriano Collonna

 

Paolo Orsini

 

Raimondo

 

Baroncelli

 

Cecco Del Vecchio

 

A Peace Herald

Jason Wasley

 

Joanna Cole

 

Adrian Tamburini

 

Rosmund Illing

 

Manfred Pohlenz

 

Matthew Thomas

 

Sam Sakker

 

Roger Howell

 

Anna-Louise Cole

CHORUS

Chorus Master Raymond Lawrence

SOPRANOS

Alexandra Oke

Ania Peterson

Ariel Chou

Anna-Louise Cole

Asher Harrington

Cheryl Darvidis

Cleo Lee-McGowan

Debra O'Connor

Elisabeth Denk

Eliza St Hill

Emily Mignol

Fiona Jopson

Giuliana D'Appio

Jessica Bull

Lisa Parker

Myfanwy Coghill

Robyn-Jane Lacey

Shelby Ueckermann

Sue Halls

Sue Robertson

TENORS

Cameron Sibly

David Woodberry

James Penn

John Overberg

Lyndon Green

Nick Webb

Richard Wilson

Te Ua Houkamau

Timothy Daly

Tim Jaques

Tony Rainer

MEZZOS

Anna Dyer

Anna Plotka

Bridget Davies

Brigitte Garofalo

Cecily Woodberry

Kathy Hatton

Leah Binns

Maree Macmillan

Megan Whiteside

Miranda Orford

Shakira Tsindos

Taryn Silver

Valina Rainer

Wendy Trent

BASSES

Ali Doosdtar

Andrew Pennycuick

Bernie Nolan

Daniel Felton

Dick Dowling

Geoff King

Ian Cook

James Ash

John Davies

Mark Henderson

Michael Carr

Peter Hanway

Robert Van Keulen

Stephen Brodie

Steve Marsh

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