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Pierangelo Valtinoni

Il Mago di Oz

Palais Theatre, St Kilda
27 Aug 2022 - 30 Aug 2022

Following inspired retellings on screen, as well as spin-off Broadway musicals, the land of Oz is reimagined yet again.

Launched from the pages of L. Frank Baum’s classic The Wizard of Oz, Dorothy Gale’s journey down the yellow brick road has captured the imagination of children and adults alike since the novel was first published in 1900. Her encounters with the Scarecrow, Tin Man, Cowardly Lion, and Witches – good and bad – are legendary.   

Following inspired retellings on screen, as well as spin-off Broadway musicals, the land of Oz is reimagined yet again. Discover composer Pierangelo Valtinoni’s wondrous new Italian opera, Il Mago di Oz.

This Australian premiere production will introduce Victorian Opera’s Emerging Artists and a specially trained children’s chorus. With an emphasis on childhood and its capacity to embrace the fantastic, Il Mago di Oz will speak directly to young people and to the child in all of us. 

Details

AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE

Palais Theatre, St Kilda

Saturday 27 August 2022, 7.30 pm 
Tuesday 30 August, 7.30 pm

1 h 40, plus one interval

Sung in Italian with English surtitles

Now on sale

Subscriptions are now available until Thursday 31 March 2022, COB.

Single Tickets on sale from Tuesday 1 December 2021, 10.00 am.

In-theatre Subscription $35-$68

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Accessible Seating Tickets

If you have accessible booking requirements, including wheelchair and/or companion card requirements please contact Ticketmaster on 1300 446 925 (Monday – Friday, 9.00 am – 5.00 pm AEDT). This phone number is reserved for patrons with accessibility requirements and companion cardholders.

More options and further information can be found on the Ticketmaster website.

Keeping you safe

The safety of our audience and team is paramount. COVID-safe procedures will be adhered to for every performance. Our venue partner, Arts Centre Melbourne, has worked diligently to develop their COVIDSafe & Wellbeing Plan.

If you or a member of your household is unwell or displaying COVID-19 symptoms before a performance, please stay home. To exchange or refund your tickets due to feeling unwell, contact our ticketing team at ticketing@victorianopera.com.au or phone (03) 9001 6412 (Monday to Friday, 10 am - 5 pm) prior to your performance.

Creatives & Cast

Composer Pierangelo Valtinoni
Librettist Paolo Madron, after L. Frank Baum
Conductor Fabian Russell
Director Elizabeth Hill-Cooper
Orchestra Victorian Opera Youth Orchestra with Orchestra Victoria

Cast

Featuring Victorian Opera’s Emerging Artists and Children’s Chorus

Book Tickets

Subscription Tickets $35-$68

Price Type Premium A-Reserve B-Reserve C-Reserve D-Reserve
Adult $68 $56 $52 $44 $35
Concession $60 $48 $44 $36 $35
Senior $64 $52 $48 $40 $35
30 Years & Under $30 $30 $30 $30
Child $24 $24 $24 $24 $24

Single Tickets $39-$85 | Available Tuesday 1 December, 10.00 am

Price Type Premium A-Reserve B-Reserve C-Reserve D-Reserve
Adult $85 $70 $65 $55 $39
Concession $75 $60 $55 $45 $39
Senior $80 $65 $60 $50 $39
30 Years & Under $30 $30 $30
Child $30 $30 $30 $30 $30
Family - Adult $70 $55 $50 $40 $39
Family - Child $30 $30 $30 $30 $30
Groups (6+) $75 $60 $55 $45
Groups (10+) $68 $56 $52 $44

Ticket prices are correct at time of publishing and may vary. A booking fee may apply. Information on our Privacy and Ticketing Policies can be found here. We strongly advise that tickets should only be purchased via authorised ticket sellers. For Happy End this includes Arts Centre Melbourne. Tickets purchased through unauthorised sellers cannot be guaranteed.

If you have accessible booking requirements, including wheelchair and/or companion card requirements please contact Arts Centre Melbourne on 1300 182 183 (main Box Office) or 1300 822 849 (Subscriptions line).

For assistance with existing 2022 Subscriptions, please phone the Victorian Opera Subscription line on 1300 822 849 (Monday to Friday, 9:30am-4:30pm). Subscriptions closed on Thursday 31 March 2022.

In Association With

Orchestra Victoria

Supported by

The Robert Salzer Foundation