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First known date: 2001 Issue Details: First known date: 2001... 2001 Batavia
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Production Details

  • First produced by the Australian Opera at the State Theatre, Victorian Arts Centre, Melbourne, 11 May 2001. Directed by Lindy Hume. Composed by Richard Mills. Libretto by Peter Goldsworthy. This production won the Helpmann Awards for Performing Arts in Australia, Best Opera section for 2002

Works about this Work

Words to That Effect Anna McAlister , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: Limelight , August 2007; (p. 34-36)
Three pairs of Australian composers and librettists discuss the enormous collaboration involved in creating an opera.
A Cruelty That Extends To All Within Earshot Peter McCallum , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 21 August 2006; (p. 13)

— Review of Batavia Peter Goldsworthy , 2001 single work musical theatre
Removal Bills Cripple Biennial 2003 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 6 March 2003; (p. 18)
Eastward Ho! Roger Knight , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , June no. 213 2001; (p. 36)

— Review of Batavia Peter Goldsworthy , 2001 single work musical theatre
Diary Arabella Edge , 2001 single work autobiography
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June no. 231 2001; (p. 16-17)
A Cruelty That Extends To All Within Earshot Peter McCallum , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 21 August 2006; (p. 13)

— Review of Batavia Peter Goldsworthy , 2001 single work musical theatre
Batavia Triumphs as Opera Robin Usher , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 13 May 2001; (p. 10)

— Review of Batavia Peter Goldsworthy , 2001 single work musical theatre
Batavia Brings a Glorious Achievement Neil Jillett , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 20 May 2001; (p. 12)

— Review of Batavia Peter Goldsworthy , 2001 single work musical theatre
Turbulent Voices Jim Davidson , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Eureka Street , July-August vol. 11 no. 6 2001; (p. 43-44)

— Review of Batavia Peter Goldsworthy , 2001 single work musical theatre
Eastward Ho! Roger Knight , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , June no. 213 2001; (p. 36)

— Review of Batavia Peter Goldsworthy , 2001 single work musical theatre
Removal Bills Cripple Biennial 2003 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 6 March 2003; (p. 18)
Words to That Effect Anna McAlister , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: Limelight , August 2007; (p. 34-36)
Three pairs of Australian composers and librettists discuss the enormous collaboration involved in creating an opera.
Surviving Settlement Tim Lloyd , 2001 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 5 May 2001; (p. 15)
Sailing into evil Dina Ross , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Age , 5 May 2001; (p. 7)
Wrecks and violence : Batavia complexity hailed Robin Usher , 2001 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 12 May 2001; (p. 10)
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