Australia’s Lyster Opera to Tour ‘Martha’

By David Salazar

Australia’s Lyster Opera is set to go on tour with Flotow’s “Martha” this February.

Sharing the titular role will be Katy Turbitt and Jesse Linke. They will be joined by Maria Woolford, Paul Biencourt, Michael Lampard, Troy Castle, Nicholas Sheppard, Angelique Tot, Sofia Imperatore, Adelaide Soccio Greenaway, Mandy Lyn Brook, Joshua Morton Galea, Metehan Pektas, and Noah Straughan.

Jamie Mofat directs the productions with Pamela Christie conducting the work.

The tour opens at The Round in Nunawding on Feb. 10, 2024. Then it heads to Inglewood Town Hall for a showcase on the 17th before a stop at the Daylesford Town Hall on Feb. 24. The final stop on the performance tour is at Milawa Hall on March 2, 2024.

In the past Lyster Opera has toured productions of “The Coronation of Poppea,” “La Cenerentola,” “Don Pasquale,” and “L’Elisir d’Amore.”