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A brilliant showcase of singing actors, orchestral colour and heartbreaking emotions, this powerfully emotional tragedy weaves a dreamlike, visceral story of isolation and oppression.
Conducted by Director of Music, Wyn Davies, it is directed by Patrick Nolan, whose past New Zealand Opera productions include the unforgettable Eugene Onegin and La bohème.
Kátya is caught in a loveless marriage where she is dominated by an overbearing mother-in-law. She discovers true love with another man, but ultimately is unable to find happiness or peace. In this contemporary reimagining of the story, Kátya’s plight is understandable, hopeless and all too frequently echoed in modern society.
- Wyn Davies - Conductor
- Patrick Nolan - Director
- Genevieve Blanchett - Production Designer
- Mark Howett - Lighting Designer
- Anna Leese - Kátya Kabanová
- Angus Wood - Boris
- Conal Coad - Dikój
- Margaret Medlyn - Kabanicha
- Andrew Glover - Tichon
- James Benjamin Rodgers - Ványa
- Robert Tucker - Kuligin
Accompanied by Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra. Featuring the Freemasons New Zealand Opera Chorus. Sung in Czech with English surtitles.
Concession discount is available for Senior Citizens and Students with ID, subject to availability. Super Tuesday discount is available for Tuesday performances.
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