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Opera Australia
The Rake's Progress
Igor Stravinsky
Auden, W.H./Kallman, Chester
John Cox Director
Kylie McRae Assistant Director
Michael Black Chorus Master
Richard Hickox Music Director
Stephen Mould Assistant Conductor
David Hockney Costume Designer
David Hockney Scenic Designer
Robert Bryan Lighting Designer
Comments: Rehearsal Director = Luise Napier; Assistant Chorus Master = Kate Golla. This production was originally created for the Glyndebourne Festival Opera. Conal Coade played Trulove in the Sydney Opera House performances. Richard Alexander played Trulove in the Arts Centre performances.
Opening Date: Thursday, March 09, 2006
Venue & 
Performance Dates:
Opera Theatre, Sydney Opera House
March 9, 11m, 15, 18, 21, 24
State Theatre, Art Centre
April 11, 13, 28
May 6m, 9
Cast Information:
Anne Trulove Leanne Kenneally
Baba the Turk Catherine Carby
Keeper of the Madhouse Shane Lowrencev
Mother Goose Elizabeth Campbell
Nick Shadow Joshua Bloom
Sellem Kanen Breen
Tom Rakewell John Heuzenroeder
Truelove Conal Coad
Truelove Richard Alexander
Company Information
Opera Australia
Address:  P.O. Box 291, Strawberry Hills New South Wales 2012 Australia
Web site:
Phone:  +61 2 9318 8200
Fax:  +61 2 9310 4917

Mission Statement/Description:
"To present opera of excellence that excites audiences and develops and sustains the art form in Australia "
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