Gippsland Opera proudly presents
Now in its 5th year this popular event sells
out each year, we have already sold over 500 tickets - do not miss out!
Opera By The Lakes March 18th 2018
at the stunning venue of
Nerimilang Heritage Park
179.9ha of beautiful National Park
cliff top position overlooking the best views of the
Gippsland Lakes - Heritage Homestead, rose gardens
native flowers,birds, PLUS OPERA BY THE LAKES
Review of O.B.T.L. March 2017 in Gippsland Country Life says it all
"THERE ARE SOME TRULY MAGNIFICENT OPERA HOUSES AROUND
THE WORLD: TEATRO ALLA SCALIA IN MILAN, THE BOLSHOI THEATRE IN
MOSCOW, THE MET IN NEW YORK AND OF COURSE THE SYDNEY OPERA
HOUSE. AND THEN THOSE GATHERED FOR THE FOURTH OPERA BY THE LAKES
WOULD NOT HAVE SWAPPED THEIR VENUE FOR ANYWHERE ELSE IN THE WORLD"
Opera by the Lakes Sunday, March 18, 2018
Opera Sensation Tenor Shanul Sharma
International opera singer and winner of Rossini award for 2017 in Italy
Opera Australia Soprano Olivia Cranwell
Olivia was awarded 2nd place in the Sun Aria Competition 2017
Vic Opera Bass Baritone Jeremy Kleeman definately Mr Personality! (photo Luke Robinson Bairnsdale Advertiser)
Colortura Soprano the very popular Georgia Wilkinson
'The vocie' currently on tour singing duets with
David Hobson in Bach & Bing
Georgia will be sailing the 'high seas'
in the Radiance of The Seas Performing Arts Cruise
singing up a storm in November 2018
(photo Luke Robinson Bairnsdale Advertiser)
Winner of Opera Scholars Australia 2017 singing in her home town
Soprano Madeleine Crombie
Adventures on the High Seas or O.B.T.L.
Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Victoria Bring the Stars and highlight of the world's most popular operatta
PIRATES OF PENZANCE
Perfect for summer at this location by the Lakes, in 18th century costume, the stars of Pirates. Set sail for one of G&S most popular hits. Adventure on the high seas!
Talent plus from the stars of Pirates
Major General: Bass Andrew McGrail star of stage
Mabel: Laura Slavin, star of CLOC's The Phantom of the Opera
Eliza in My Fair Lady, a voice that you will love
Fredric: Nathan Wright star of many musicals
gaduate from the Melbourne Conservatorium
Sergeant of Police: Robin Hall Actor, singer
Pirate King will amaze you.
The irrepressible, irresponsible, but irresistible Pirates of Penzane.
Perfect venue, stunning singers, something for absoutely
everyone to enjoy. Where else but at
OPERA BY THE LAKES
Nyerimilang Heritage Park
SUNDAY MARCH 18TH 2018
Audience sitting in a natural ampitheatre looking down to the stage and across the stunning Lakes (photo Ian Ashcroft )
Tickets will then go on sale at Just Books Main Street Bairnsdale (cash sales)
Box Office with credit card bookings: 0409771526
tickets will then be posted to you!
Chairs will be supplied and in place
Boxed lunches will be available once again. Profit to B.R.H.S. or BYO picnic.
Lightfoot wines available to purchase.
Red Cross with tea/coffee, ice-creams, soft drinks, and coffee trucks.
East Gippsland Symphonia playing whilst you munch your lunch
Block Bookings over 10 $55 a ticket and we can RESERVE YOUR SEATS FOR GROUP BOOKINGS.
Children free under 4 and on parents lap
Children under the age of 16 $20
Information please ring Andrea Ford Artistic Director of Gippsland Opera 0409771526
Less mobile patron we have special things in place for you
Please contact Andrea Ford for new arrangements 0409771526
Is it any wonder the tickets fly off the shelf - you would not miss this event for anything!
All cars will park in the designated CAR PARK - no car parking at Gate House.
Less abled people will be able to get on to the O.B.T.L. bus to take them up to the Gate House, a volunteer will help you get on and off the bus, wheelies can be taken. A bus stop will be created on the day for you to sit and wait for bus.
This way traffic and pedestrians are not in the same area, making it safer for all