09, 11, 15, 17 August
Melbourne Opera presents a new production of Strauss’ sublime romantic comedy Der Rosenkavalier(The Rose Knight).
A superb international cast has been assembled featuring Daniel Sumegi as the oafish Baron Ochs,Lee Abrahmsen as the beautiful Marschallin,Danielle Calder as her dashing lover Octavian and Anna Voshege as Sophie,Octavian's new love interest.
This classic comedy, featuring many of Strauss’ most famous waltzes and ensembles will be sung in English and conducted by renowned Richard Strauss specialist Dr David Kram.
A rare opportunity to enjoy Strauss' lush music from the company whose recent triumphs include Tristan and Isolde,Roberto Devereux and Lohengrin.