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Gertrude Opera Picnic at Noorilim - Händel's Alcina

0437 633 223

14 Apr 2018, 14 Apr 2018

Gertrude Opera presents ALCINA - Händel's deliciously tuneful opera, sung in English translation by Amanda Holden (ENO), and accompanied by chamber orchestra.

Presenting a world where women rule, wreak havoc upon unsuspecting hearts and minds, and risk all for love, ALCINA is full of ravishing melodies, drama, suspense, and beauty.​ A timeless tale taken from Ariosto’s Orlando Furioso [1474-1533], Alcina is a beautiful sorceress, appearing irresistible to men who wash up shipwrecked on her shores. When tired of them, she transforms them into stone.

Staged in the exquisite grounds of the Noorilim Estate, an hour and a half drive out of Melbourne, Gertrude Opera Picnic at Noorilim is an enchanting, sublime opera indulgence, with a luxurious one hour picnic interval in the shadows of one of Victoria's beautiful historic mansions, it is truly an unforgettable event.


Price & booking


Type Entry cost
Not recommended for very young children due to lake on premises.
Not recommended for very young children due to lake on premises.

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  • Bar
  • Car park
  • Coach parking
  • Public toilet

  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details
  • Suitable for guests with sufficient mobility to climb two or three steps, but would benefit from fixtures and fittings to aid balance
  • Suitable for guests who depend on the use of a wheelchair in a seated position at all times