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Melbourne Opera presents Strauss’ sublime romantic comedy Der Rosenkavalier!
Following the critical and public triumph of Roberto Devereux, Lohengrin and most recently Tristan and Isolde, Melbourne Opera will next stage Richard Strauss’ romantic comedy Der Rosenkavalier, not seen in Melbourne for 16 years, at the beautiful Athenaeum Theatre from 9 – 17 August.
Featuring many of Strauss’ most famous waltzes and ensembles, Der Rosenkavalier (The Knight of the Rose) boasts a superb international cast of singers and musicians lead by renowned Richard Strauss specialist Dr David Kram.
The cast includes 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.