Contrabandista and Cavalleria Rusticana 2015
Director: Adrian Glaubert
Musical Director: Timothy John Wilson
Starring (Contrabandista): Jenny Wakefield, Leonie Thompson, Andrew McGrail, Austin Moore, Henry Shaw, Luke Belle, James Penn. (Cavalleria Rusticana): Lydia Sherren, Andrew Lees, Stephen Marsh, Lisa Lally, Bianca Majchrzak, Phoebe Deklerk, and a wonderful supporting ensemble cast.
Burnand and Sullivan's Rarely performed The Contrabandista (this is the Australian Premiere as far as we can tell) is paired with the iconic Cavalleria Rusticana in a perfect combination of light humour, and emotional drama.
Recorded at Knox Community Arts Centre, Victoria, Australia in July 2015.