Excellence in Music.
OPERA HUNTER was established in 1984 and is dedicated to presenting innovative and high quality performances of opera and music theatre to the region. It is proud of its position in the creative and artistic life of the Hunter, and determined to continue as a flagship company into the future.
Amongst its repertoire the company has presented The Magic Flute, Don Giovanni, Carmen, The Medium, Julius Caesar, Oliver, Madama Butterfly, West Side Story, Cats, The Sound of Music, She Loves Me, Fiddler on the Roof, Miss Saigon, Young Frankenstein, Trial by Jury, Cavalleria Rusticana, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Yeomen of the Guard, Pirates of Penzance.
Opera Hunter was formed in 1986 by a team including Mercia Buck as President, Colleen Potts, Tom Naisby, (the Newcastle Herald music critic) , Susan Hart, Karen Hawkins (now Walmsley), Philip Sketchley, Barry Walmsley and Rob Langley.
It was then called Hunter Opera, a name which many still use. An early patron of the company was Rosina Raisbeck.
Our Valued Sponsors
Opera Hunter is a regional flagship company dedicated to presenting high quality, critically acclaimed music theatre works. It enjoys the support of a wide spectrum of industry, business, community and the media. It offers innovative partnerships with organisations seeking prestige and image by association with a highly respected performing arts body.
We have a sponsorship package for all organisation sizes and structures as well as individuals. Ranging from Platinum sponsorship to Bronze or Friend sponsorship, our company can provide you with some excellent advertising opportunities. If you would like to be a part of this wonderful production, please contact us for a copy of the sponsorship prospectus by calling 4943 1672.