Catherine Campbell

CATHERINE CAMPBELL

ACTOR / SINGER

Catherine is an actor and singer and long standing member of the State Opera Chorus

Opera and Music Theatre includes The Front – Matron, A Wild Party dir. Andrew Lippa, Take Flight with Richard Maltby and David Shire, Songs For A New World (Adelaide Cabaret Festival), Sweeney Todd (State Opera of SA),The Mikado (Adelaide Festival Centre), Les Miserables – Mme Thenadier (MSSoc/Normie Rowe), Northern Lights/Southern Cross – Claire (Tutti/Interact USA), Shouting Fence (Various People) and Into The Woods – The Witch (SA Premiere/AFCT).

A member of State Opera Chorus since 1997, Catherine has also appeared in Saul, Hamlet and Writing To Vermeer (Adelaide Festival) and many notable State Opera productions, including The Merry Widow – Praskovia, Dead Man Walking and Parsifal. Cabaret includes: solo show My Blue Angel at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival, Don’t Tell Mama (New York) & national tours; co-creator, comedy trio Gentlemen Prefer Curves (Adelaide Cabaret Festival, Adelaide Fringe, Melbourne Comedy Festival) and Berlin Cabaret – Greta (Adelaide Fringe, Cabaret Festival).

Acting credits include Doll’s House, A Streetcar Named Desire (Bakehouse Theatre), Sisters (CPA) and Equus (State Theatre Company). Training: AC Arts (Acting); Hons Drama (Music Theatre) Flinders Uni; Cabaret at Yale (USA).

PERFORMANCES WITH STATE OPERA SOUTH AUSTRALIA

The Merry Widow – Praskovia

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Palmer spent five years transforming Cloudstreet, one of the country’s most beloved stories into operatic form – both composing the music and adapting Winton’s 427-page novel into a libretto.

We look back on this production in our Arias from the Archives series with Joanna McWaters performing Dolly's aria watch here: youtu.be/1GcP8H63Kso
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Palmer spent five years transforming Cloudstreet, one of the country’s most beloved stories into operatic form – both composing the music and adapting Winton’s 427-page novel into a libretto. 

We look back on this production in our Arias from the Archives series with Joanna McWaters performing Dollys aria watch here: https://youtu.be/1GcP8H63Kso

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Must be revived as so many people missed out!

Love it too. An amazing production with our talented artists.

This was the best moment of the opera, (or one of the best). Loved it.

Still on my Bucket list!! Love , love , love it!!

I would love to see this again - it changed me forever

Brilliant production!

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As a company, we love connecting deeply with South Australians and are proud to bring so many Australians home to sing for you.

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Looking forward to the next time you are home Grant Doyle 🎼

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In the third release of the Arias from the Archives series, Joanna McWaters and Anthony Hunt (piano) perform Dolly's aria from Cloudstreet where Joanna made the debut of the character at the opera's world premiere in Adelaide in 2016.

Learn more about Arias from the Archives and see previous episodes in the series here: stateopera.com.au/arias-from-the-archives-state-opera/
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Wonderful memories of the most amazing time <3

This opera was a unique experience. Loved it!

Wonderful Jo, an extraordinary production.

A wonderful performance Jo, a memorable evening at the new venue....Freemasons Hall.

State Opera of SA the Great survivor.

I remember going on the first night. I would love to see Cloudstreet return to the stage some time.

This is such a beautiful aria 😍

Love this and that Opera

Stunning singing as always jo

Sharanna Karika do you remember seeing this production? I don't think I was ever quite the same after that!

So fabulous!!👏🏼👏🏼😘

George Palmer

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