“I leave a white and turbid wake”

“I leave a white and turbid wake”

HEGGIE

MOBY DICK

FESTIVAL THEATRE 

27 AUGUST – 3 SEPTEMBER 2011

An Australian premiere- Moby Dick by Jake Heggie was eagerly anticipated by Australian audiences.
A rendition of the famous novel of the same name by Herman Melville, first published in 1851.
Moby Dick takes audiences on a journey of discovery.

REVIEWS

James Egglestone’s lyric tenor line was the focus of his portrayal of Greenhorn, the sailor wanting ‘to escape the dark November in [his] sale’ and the sole survivor in the story. The emotion he was able to project with his singing was a welcome poetic contrast

Australian StageDaniela Kaleva

CAST

Captain Ahab Jay Hunter Morris
Starbuck Grant Doyle
Greenhorn James Egglestone
Queequeg Jonathan Lemalu
Stubb Byron Watson
Flask Adam Goodburn
Pip Lorina Gore
Captain Gardiner Douglas McNicol
Daggoo Andrew Turner
Tashtego Douglas McRae

State Opera Chorus
Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

CREATIVES

Conductor Timothy Sexton
Director Leonard Foglia
Set Design Robert Brill
Costume Design Jane Greenwood
Projection Design Elaine McCarthy
Lighting Design Donald Holder
Choregrapher & Assistant Director: Keturah Stickann

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

Helpmann Award – Best Direction of an Opera- Leonard Foglia
Helpmann Award-  Best male Performer in a Supporting Role in an Opera- Grant Doyle
Helpmann Award-  Best Opera

Helpmann Nomination- Best Female Performer in a Supporting Role in an Opera- Lorina Gore
Helpmann Nomination– Best Male Performer in an Opera- Jay Hunter Morris
Helpmann Nomination– Best Music Direction- Timothy Sexton
Helpmann Nomination– Best Original Score- Jake Heggie
Helpmann Nomination- Best Scenic Design- Robert Brill

GALLERY

Photos: Bernard Hull

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