The Prince of Wales Opera House, Melbourne, 1879

Performance information

Theatre: The Prince of Wales Opera House

Address: 236 Bourke St, Melbourne, Vic, 3000 Australia

Date of first performance: 14 May 1879

Number of performances: 19

Company/impresario: William Lyster

Performers and creatives

  • Carmen: Rose Hersee
  • Don Jose: Armes Beaumont
  • Micaela: Bessie Royal
  • Escamillo: Guillaume Verdi (William Green)
  • Conductor: Julius Siede, Alberto Zelman

Other information


Kerry Rosaleen Murphy


‘Amusements’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 13 August 1879, 6; ‘The Opera House’, The Age, 15 May 1879, 3.