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OPERA – Old Government House: Opera in the Courtyard

February 28, 2010

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  • Sunday 28 February 2010
  • Time: 5:00pm – 9:30pm
  • $99 tickets include three course dinner, $35.00 tickets BYO picnic
To celebrate the 200th anniversary of Lachlan Macquarie’s installation as governor in New South Wales The Very Small Opera Company will present Fidelio, Beethoven’s only opera, dating from 1804. Set in colonial New South Wales , the story tells of a political prisoner set free by his faithful wife. It encompasses the themes of justice, the rights of prisoners and their dreams of freedom. The performance will be sung in English with period costumes and a multi-media presentation of life in the colony at the time of Macquarie .
Location: Old Government House, Parramatta
Bookings: 9635 8149, $99 tickets include three course dinner, $35.00 tickets BYO picnic
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