Saturday 4 August 2018 at 7.30 pm
The State Opera South Australia will present
The Mastersingers of Nuremberg, Act III
One performance only, sung in German with English surtitle translations
In 2018 it will be twenty years since State Opera of South Australia mounted the first Australian production of Wagner’s monumental Ring Cycle. To celebrate this milestone, the third act of the much-loved The Mastersingers of Nuremberg in a gala performance in the Festival Theatre will be presented.
The cast includes Kate Ladner as Eva, international star tenor Bradley Daley as Walther, leading Australian bass baritone Shane Lowrencev as Hans Sachs and acclaimed British Wagner specialist Andrew Shore as Beckmesser.
Nicholas Braithwaite will lead the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra and State Opera Chorus.
The Wagner Society in Queensland has sponsored Queenslander Bradley Daley in his role as Walther von Stolzing.