1. List: Music resources theme - Australian Opera and Music Theatre - Opera in full flight
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    Explore the colour and spectacle of Australian opera and musical theatre, with a special feature on our most celebrated divas.

    Outrageous costumes, stunning sets, spectacular choreography: one of the foremost attractions of opera, alongside the music and the drama, is its immense visual appeal.

    Here you will find images of some of the most dramatic and spectacular scenes from operas produced in Australia. This is certainly opera in full flight.

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  1. [Portraits of Marilyn Richardson as Sieglinde in Die walkure, July 1989] Don McMurdo
    McMurdo, Don, 1930-2001
    [ Photograph : 1989 ]
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    [Portraits of Marilyn Richardson as Sieglinde in Die walkure, July 1989] Don McMurdo
  2. Anson Austin and Donald Shanks in Abduction from the Seraglio by Mozart, performed at the Sydney Opera House / Don McMurdo
    McMurdo, Don, 1930-2001
    [ Photograph : 1967-1998 ]
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    Anson Austin and Donald Shanks in Abduction from the Seraglio by Mozart, performed at the Sydney Opera House / Don McMurdo
  3. [Australian Opera performance of A masked ball (Un ballo in maschera), starring Leona Mitchell as Amelia and Richard Greager as King Gustav III of Sweden, June 1989] Don McMurdo
    McMurdo, Don, 1930-2001
    [ Photograph : 1989 ]
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    [Australian Opera performance of A masked ball (Un ballo in maschera), starring Leona Mitchell as Amelia and Richard Greager as King Gustav III of Sweden, June 1989] Don McMurdo
  4. Costume designs for Der Ring des Nibelungen, State Opera of South Australia production in Adelaide, 2004 / Stephen Curtis
    Curtis, Stephen, 1957-
    [ Art work : 2004 ]
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    Costume designs for Der Ring des Nibelungen, State Opera of South Australia production in Adelaide, 2004 / Stephen Curtis
  5. Portrait of unidentified singer in The little mermaid, Australian Opera, 1985 / Don McMurdo
    McMurdo, Don, 1930-2001
    [ Photograph : 1985 ]
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    Portrait of unidentified singer in The little mermaid, Australian Opera, 1985 / Don McMurdo
  6. Dancers (Mathew and Kathy) in Alcina, the Australian Opera, June 1996] Don McMurdo
    McMurdo, Don, 1930-2001
    [ Photograph : 1996 ]
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    Dancers (Mathew and Kathy) in Alcina, the Australian Opera, June 1996] Don McMurdo
  7. [Australian Opera performance of The Coronation of Poppea (L'Incoronazione di Poppea), with Emma Lysons as Damigella and Kirsti Harms as Valetta , February 1993] Don McMurdo
    McMurdo, Don, 1930-2001
    [ Photograph : 1993 ]
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    [Australian Opera performance of  The Coronation of Poppea (L'Incoronazione di Poppea), with Emma Lysons as Damigella and Kirsti Harms as Valetta , February 1993] Don McMurdo
  8. The Australian Singing Competition
    Music and Opera Singers Trust
    [ Archived website, Periodical : 1999-2019 ]
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  9. Geoffrey Chard as "Voss", The Australian Opera, Adelaide Festival, 1986 / Prince William Yang of Tsai
    Yang, William, 1943-
    [ Poster, chart, other : 1986 ]
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    Geoffrey Chard as "Voss", The Australian Opera, Adelaide Festival, 1986 / Prince William Yang of Tsai
  10. Joan Sutherland arguing with a courtier, Bruce Martin, in Lucretia Borgia / Don McMurdo
    McMurdo, Don, 1930-2001
    [ Photograph : 1967-1998 ]
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    Joan Sutherland arguing with a courtier, Bruce Martin, in Lucretia Borgia / Don McMurdo
  11. Judy Davis as Lulu with Ralph Cotterill as Schigolch in Lulu / Don McMurdo
    McMurdo, Don, 1930-2001
    [ Photograph : 1967-1998 ]
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    Judy Davis as Lulu with Ralph Cotterill as Schigolch in Lulu / Don McMurdo
  12. Keep Simone : no one else can fill her shoes
    Andersons, Sybil
    [ Archived website : 2002 ]
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  13. [Marjorie Lawrence as Tosca, New York, ca. 1937]
    [ Photograph : 1937 ]
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    [Marjorie Lawrence as Tosca, New York, ca. 1937]
  14. Photograph of Robin Lovejoy directing an opera rehearsal, September 1953 / Associated Newspapers Ltd
    Associated Newspapers (Australia)
    [ Photograph : 1953 ]
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    Photograph of Robin Lovejoy directing an opera rehearsal, September 1953 / Associated Newspapers Ltd
  15. [Portrait of Florence Austral playing Brunnhilde]
    [ Photograph : 1925 ]
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    [Portrait of Florence Austral playing Brunnhilde]
  16. [Portrait of Marilyn Zschau as Brunnhilde in Die Walkure, July 1989] Don McMurdo
    McMurdo, Don, 1930-2001
    [ Photograph : 1989 ]
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    [Portrait of Marilyn Zschau as Brunnhilde in Die Walkure, July 1989] Don McMurdo
  17. [Portrait of Paul Whelan as Don Giovanni in Don Giovanni, Opera Australia, June 1997] Don McMurdo
    McMurdo, Don, 1930-2001
    [ Photograph : 1997 ]
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    [Portrait of Paul Whelan as Don Giovanni in Don Giovanni, Opera Australia, June 1997] Don McMurdo
  18. [Portrait of unidentified artist as the Blessed Virgin in Suor Angelica, Il trittico, the Australian Opera, July 1995] Don McMurdo
    McMurdo, Don, 1930-2001
    [ Photograph : 1995 ]
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    [Portrait of unidentified artist as the Blessed Virgin in Suor Angelica, Il trittico, the Australian Opera, July 1995] Don McMurdo
  19. [Portrait of Emma Matthews as Sophie in Werther, Opera Australia, August 1997] Don McMurdo
    McMurdo, Don, 1930-2001
    [ Photograph : 1997 ]
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    [Portrait of Emma Matthews as Sophie in Werther, Opera Australia, August 1997] Don McMurdo
  20. [Portrait of unidentified singers as Charlotte and Werther in Werther, Opera Australia, August 1997, 2] Don McMurdo
    McMurdo, Don, 1930-2001
    [ Photograph : 1997 ]
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    [Portrait of unidentified singers as Charlotte and Werther in Werther, Opera Australia, August 1997, 2] Don McMurdo
  21. [Portrait of Ghillian Sullivan as Donna Anna in Don Giovanni, Australian Opera , June 1997] Don McMurdo
    McMurdo, Don, 1930-2001
    [ Photograph : 1997 ]
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    [Portrait of Ghillian Sullivan as Donna Anna in Don Giovanni, Australian Opera , June 1997] Don McMurdo
  22. Robin Lovejoy discussing the libretto of Arthur Benjamin's opera The Devil take her with baritone Frank Lisle, September 1953 / Associated Newspapers Ltd
    Associated Newspapers (Australia)
    [ Photograph : 1953 ]
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    Robin Lovejoy discussing the libretto of Arthur Benjamin's opera The Devil take her with baritone Frank Lisle, September 1953 / Associated Newspapers Ltd
  23. Royal Grand Opera Company of Australasia, Fritz Pupp [as] Escamello [i.e. Escamillo] in "Carmen"
    [ Poster, chart, other : 1890-1920 ]
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    Royal Grand Opera Company of Australasia, Fritz Pupp [as] Escamello [i.e. Escamillo] in "Carmen"
  24. [Sara Anderson in a performance of Aida by the Royal Grand Opera Company of Australasia]
    [ Photograph : 1900 ]
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    [Sara Anderson in a performance of Aida by the Royal Grand Opera Company of Australasia]
  25. Robert Gard and Nance Grant in Rape of Lucretia / Don McMurdo
    McMurdo, Don, 1930-2001
    [ Photograph : 1981 ]
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    Robert Gard and Nance Grant in Rape of Lucretia / Don McMurdo