Rockdale’s Bartered Bride brings Czech immigrant tradition to an Australian small town…with wonderful results

bb_3Rockdale Opera’s latest offering, a quirky and very Australian update of Smetana’s Czech classic, goes above and beyond the usual Sydney pro-am fare, with a top-notch ensemble cast.

LEFT: Wannabe marriage-broker Kecal encourages Krusina to marry off his daughter for money. (L-R: Rory Struthers, Christopher Curcuruto, Kate Wilmot).

Image credit: Ray Wing-Lun / Rockdale Opera Company

Review by Holly Champion

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