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What You'll Get
Monday - Friday
- $278 for an A Reserve ticket
- $226 for a B Reserve ticket
- $167 for a C Reserve ticket
- $99 for a D Reserve ticket
- $299 for an A Reserve ticket
- $$245 for a B Reserve ticket
- $179 for a C Reserve ticket
- $123 for a D Reserve ticket
Werther loves with thrilling intensity. But passion blooms into a dangerous obsession when the young poet discovers his love can never be realised.
Goethe’s powerful novel, The Sorrows of Young Werther, moved the world upon its release in 1774. Young men cried their anguish into tiny glass vials and carried around their tears to prove the depth of their emotions. They wore the poet’s signature clothes, and a few lovelorn souls even followed his path, seeking death over a life without love. In the ultimate romantic opera, Massenet’s rich score magnifies the drama and emotion of the story. Werther falls hopelessly in love with Charlotte in lyrical, melodious phrases. As Charlotte chooses duty over the heart, Werther’s turmoil is palpable in restless music that bursts out of an enormous orchestra. The French composer’s ability to evoke mood and moment in music is on brilliant display.
Any tenor that can master the psychological range and musical difficulty of Werther is guaranteed a new signature role. Young star Michael Fabiano is renowned for his intense, character-driven performances. Hear his role debut as the troubled poet, with acclaimed mezzo-soprano Elena Maximova as Charlotte and Carlo Montanaro as the conductor.
Friday 22 February 2019 at 7.30 p.m. Tuesday 26 February 2019 at 7.30 p.m. Thursday 28 February 2019 at 7.30 p.m. Saturday 2 March 2019 at 7.30 p.m. Monday 4 March 2019 at 7.30 p.m. Thursday 7 March 2019 at 7.30 p.m. Saturday 9 March 2019 at 7.30 p.m. Monday 11 March 2019 at 7.30 p.m.
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Friday 22 February 2019 (7.30pm)
Tuesday 26 February 2019 (7.30pm)
Thursday 28 February 2019 (7.30pm)
Saturday 2 March 2019 (7.30pm)
Monday 4 March 2019 (7.30pm)
Thursday 7 March 2019 (7.30pm)
Saturday 9 March 2019 (7.30pm)
Monday 11 March 2019 (7.30pm)
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About Opera Australia
Opera Australia, Australia's largest arts company, presents hundreds of performances, operas and musicals around the country each year. Opera Australia also commissions new and original pieces, as well as classics from masters like Mozart, Bizet, and Puccini.