Canberra Opera Workshop

The Magic Flute

W. A. Mozart


13 to 22 July 2012, Lyneham High School Performing Arts Centre

Original art work for The Magic Flute by Julie Fitzgerald


Photographs by Ann Eldridge

Directed by David Reedy, Musical Director/Conductor Jennifer Groom, Assistant Music Director and Chorous Master Rhys Madigan, Assistant Director (Drama) and Stage Manager, Jenny Clement


13 to 22 July 2012, Lyneham High School Performing Arts Centre

Act 2 Finale Curtain Call:  Canberra Opera Workshop. The Magic Flute, Mozart  Performing Arts Centre, Lyneham, 13, July 2012

David Smith -Tenor as Tamino, an Egyptian Prince

Stephanie McAlister -Soprano as The Queen of Night

Christopher McNee - Baritone as Papageno, a bird-catcher

Vivian Bachelier - soprano as Pamina daughter of Queen of Night (July 14,20,22 July 2012)

Christopher McNee - Baritone as Papageno, a bird-catcher

Gerard Atkinson - Bass-Baritone as Sarastro, High Priest of Isis and Osiris and Vivian Bachelier, Soprano as Pamina

David Smith - Tenor as Tamino (passed out after a run in with the serpent)

Judith Swanson - Soprano as First lady, Karyn Tisdell - Mezzo-Soprano as Second Lady and Adelaide Worcester - Mezzo-Soprano as Third Lady

TThe thee slaves: Slave No.1 Joseph Hanna, Tenor; Slave No.2 Dale Stam, Tenor; and Slave No.3 John Wickett, Baritone

David Smith -Tenor as Tamino, an Egyptian prince

Peter Smith - Bass-Baritone as The Speaker

Leon Kavcic - Tenor as Monostatos, a Moor in the service of Sarastro

Spirit No.1 Tamara Shaw - Soprano, Spirit No.2 Natasha Nauenberg - Mezzo-Soprano and Spirit No.3 Bronwyn McIlvar

Armed Guard No.1: Rhys Madigan -Tenor and Armed Guard No.2: Gerard Ninnes - Baritone

Joseph Hanna -Tenor and  Gerard Ninnes - Baritone as Priest No.2 and Anthony Nolan- Tenor as Priest No.1

Sigrid Miech - Soprano as Pamina, a daughter of The Queen of Night (13,15 March and 19,21 juLY 2012)

Duet: Christopher McNee - Baritone as Papageno and Kirsten Smith as Papagena

Christopher McNee - Baritone as Papageno, a bird-catcher


Picture Canberra Times

ACT 2 Finale: Featuring David Smith as Tamino, Vivian Bachelier as Pamina , Gerard Atkinson as Sarastro, Peter Smith as The Speaker with the principals and chorus of The Canbera Opera Workshop (Sunday, 22 July 2012)