The Merry Widow Lookbook

Opera Australia’s sumptuous production of Lehar’s glittering operetta The Merry Widow opened in Melbourne this week. Danielle de Niese takes the title role in her much awaited operatic debut in Australia. Sydney-siders will have to cool their heels until the production, directed and choroegraphed by Graeme Murphy, opens at the Sydney Opera House on New Year’s Eve 2017. The Sydney season runs till 3 February 2018. In the meantime here are some images of the production courtesy Opera Australia and photographer Jeff Busby. Scroll down to see all eight images.

Danielle de Niese as Hanna Glawari in Opera Australia's production of The Merry Widow at the Arts Centre Melbourne. Photo credit Jeff Busby.

Danielle de Niese as Hanna Glawari in Opera Australia’s production of The Merry Widow at the Arts Centre Melbourne.
Photo credit Jeff Busby.

Alexander Lewis as Danilo Danilowitsch and Danielle de Niese as Hanna Glawari in Opera Australia's production of The Merry Widow at the Arts Centre Melbourne. Photo credit Jeff Busby.

Alexander Lewis as Danilo Danilowitsch and Danielle de Niese as Hanna Glawari in Opera Australia’s production of The Merry Widow at the Arts Centre Melbourne.
Photo credit Jeff Busby.

Stacey Alleaume as Valencienne and John Longmuir as Camille de Rosillon in Opera Australia's production of The Merry Widow at the Arts Centre Melbourne. Photo credit Jeff Busby.

Stacey Alleaume as Valencienne and John Longmuir as Camille de Rosillon in Opera Australia’s production of The Merry Widow at the Arts Centre Melbourne.
Photo credit Jeff Busby.

Danielle de Niese as Hanna Glawari (center) in Opera Australia's production of The Merry Widow at the Arts Centre Melbourne. Photo credit Jeff Busby.

Danielle de Niese as Hanna Glawari (center) in Opera Australia’s production of The Merry Widow at the Arts Centre Melbourne.
Photo credit Jeff Busby.

Bradley Cooper as Raoul de St. Brioche and Luke Gabbedy as Viscount Cascada in Opera Australia's production of The Merry Widow at the Arts Centre Melbourne. Photo credit Jeff Busby.

Bradley Cooper as Raoul de St. Brioche and Luke Gabbedy as Viscount Cascada in Opera Australia’s production of The Merry Widow at the Arts Centre Melbourne.
Photo credit Jeff Busby.

The cast of Opera Australia's production of The Merry Widow at the Arts Centre Melbourne. Photo credit Jeff Busby.

The cast of Opera Australia’s production of The Merry Widow at the Arts Centre Melbourne.
Photo credit Jeff Busby.

The cast of Opera Australia's production of The Merry Widow at the Arts Centre Melbourne. Photo credit Jeff Busby.

The cast of Opera Australia’s production of The Merry Widow at the Arts Centre Melbourne.
Photo credit Jeff Busby.

Danielle de Niese as Hanna Glawari in Opera Australia's production of The Merry Widow at the Arts Centre Melbourne. Photo credit Jeff Busby.

Danielle de Niese as Hanna Glawari in Opera Australia’s production of The Merry Widow at the Arts Centre Melbourne.
Photo credit Jeff Busby.

 
Posted on November 17, 2017 @ 14.18
 

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