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Ode to Nellie Melba

Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra

 

Marko Letonja conductor
Lorina Gore soprano

Before there was The Voice, there was “The Voice”, as Dame Nellie Melba was known to describe herself. Famous from St Petersburg to San Francisco, the Melbourne-born soprano was idolised in the theatre and mobbed on the street. A celebrity who enjoyed all the trappings of superstardom – seven kings and queens attended one of her gala performances; a dessert was created in her honour – Nellie Melba basked in the spotlight at Covent Garden, the Paris Opera, La Scala and … Hobart City Hall, Launceston’s Albert Hall and Zeehan’s Gaiety Theatre.

Stunning Australian soprano Lorina Gore performs Nellie Melba’s signature arias, including ‘Caro nome’ from Rigoletto, the ‘Jewel Song’ from Faust, the ‘Waltz Song’ from Roméo et Juliette, and lots more. The diva on the hundred dollar note comes to life in this sumptuous tribute concert. Nellie Melba captured the hearts of the nation.

Lorina Gore as Nellie Melba will capture yours too.

 

Presented by the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra

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Image: Nellie Melba 1898 by Ernest Walter Histed. Collection: National Portrait Gallery, Canberra

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TICKETS

Hobart

Full Concession Student
A Reserve $96 $90 $90
B Reserve $80 $70 $70
C Reserve $70 $54 $40

 

Launceston

Full Concession Student
A Reserve $85 $72 $72
B Reserve $70 $54 $36
C Reserve $53 $41 $26

 

Burnie (Reserved Seating)
Full $70
Concession $54
Student $36

 

Zeehan (General Admission)
Full $49
Concession $44
Student $22
Child $10
* The Zeehan concert is an intimate recital featuring Lorina Gore with piano accompanist Jennifer Marten-Smith.

DURATION

2hrs (including interval)

ORIGIN

Tasmania

DATES

Hobart

Federation Concert Hall

WHEELCHAIR
Fri 10 Mar 2017, 7.30

Launceston

Albert Hall

WHEELCHAIR
Thu 16 Mar 2017, 7.30pm

Burnie

Burnie Arts & Function Centre – Town Hall

Fri 17 Mar 2017, 7.30pm

Zeehan

Gaiety Theatre

WHEELCHAIR
Sat 18 Mar 2017, 7.30pm
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Marko Letonja conductor
Lorina Gore soprano

Before there was The Voice, there was “The Voice”, as Dame Nellie Melba was known to describe herself. Famous from St Petersburg to San Francisco, the Melbourne-born soprano was idolised in the theatre and mobbed on the street. A celebrity who enjoyed all the trappings of superstardom – seven kings and queens attended one of her gala performances; a dessert was created in her honour – Nellie Melba basked in the spotlight at Covent Garden, the Paris Opera, La Scala and … Hobart City Hall, Launceston’s Albert Hall and Zeehan’s Gaiety Theatre.

Stunning Australian soprano Lorina Gore performs Nellie Melba’s signature arias, including ‘Caro nome’ from Rigoletto, the ‘Jewel Song’ from Faust, the ‘Waltz Song’ from Roméo et Juliette, and lots more. The diva on the hundred dollar note comes to life in this sumptuous tribute concert. Nellie Melba captured the hearts of the nation.

Lorina Gore as Nellie Melba will capture yours too.

 

Presented by the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra

TSO logo(pos)M_7494

Image: Nellie Melba 1898 by Ernest Walter Histed. Collection: National Portrait Gallery, Canberra

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