Opera in Merredin

Let soaring melodies sweep you away in an evening of music that will set your emotions alight.

This performance is subject to COVID-19 restrictions. 

Opera in Merredin is proudly supported by WAO Principal Partner Wesfarmers Arts, the Minderoo Foundation, and the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries and Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development through Playing WA.


West Australian Opera is proud to present Opera in Merredin at the historic Cummins Theatre.

Let soaring melodies sweep you away in an evening of music that will set your emotions alight. From Verdi’s La Traviata to Fleetwood Mac’s Songbird, this showstopping concert features well-known operatic hits alongside musical theatre and contemporary favourites. Be filled with wonder as you revel in the exquisite talents of West Australian Opera artists, including international opera sensation Rachelle Durkin.

This is an unforgettable experience the entire family will enjoy!

Meet and Greet

We are thrilled to offer you the opportunity to meet and greet our cast following the performance.


Soprano Rachelle Durkin
Mezzo soprano Fiona Campbell
Tenor Matthew Reuben James Ward
Baritone Mark Alderson
Repetiteur Tommaso Pollio


Brindisi (La Traviata)

Ma quando tornerai (Alcina)

Mon cœur (Samson and Delilah)

Bella Siccome un Angelo (Don Pasquale)

Nadir’s Aria (The Pearl Fishers)

Soave sia il vento (Così fan tutte)

Prenderò quel brunettino (Così fan tutte)

Au fond du temple saint (The Pearl Fishers)

Love Song Medley (Horner/ McVie/ Parton)

INTERVAL (20 minutes)

Toreador Song (Carmen)

Seguidilla (Carmen)

Franz’s Aria (The Tales of Hoffman)

Papageno/ Papagena Duet (The Magic Flute)

Spring is Here (Tom Lehrer)

The Impossible Dream (Man of La Mancha)

The Song that Goes Like This (Spamalot)

Touch of Paradise/ Over the Rainbow (Wilson/ Smith/ McLachlan/ Arlen)

Mission Mash Up (Morricone/ Sager/ Sartori)


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What COVID19 measures are in place?

Please ensure that you comply with ‘standard safety measures’ including maintaining your own social distancing, using hand sanitiser and staying home if you are unwell.

  • The completion of a COVID19 safety plan.
  • SafeWA App in use and scanning or manual contact register mandatory for entry.
  • Trained Front of House staff who have completed COVID19 Infection Training.
  • Ongoing frequent deep cleaning regimes on common areas including bathrooms/toilets.
  • Hand sanitiser at entry, exits and bathrooms.
  • Distanced markers for queueing.

For further information visit WA State Government COVID19 webpage HERE

What happens if I am unwell?

  • Please do not attend this event if you are unwell.

Event and ticketing details

Dates & Times

DURATION 2hr including one 20 minute interval
7 May, 2021 Friday - 7.00pm


Cummins Theatre

31 Bates Street, Merredin WA 6415

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