“I found a new love last night...[To Hell and Back] absolutely moved me...I had always thought that opera was not my thing, but now...simply stunning.”
- Diane, Audience Member
To Hell and Back
by Jake Heggie (composer) and Gene Scheer (librettist)
Australian Premiere Production
2016 - Nagambie Lakes Opera Festival
2017 - TheatreWorks
Cast & Creative Team
Greg Carroll, Stage Director
Peter Corrigan, Designer
Brian Castles-Onion AM, Conductor
Peter Baker, Répétiteur
Dimity Shepherd as 'Anne'
Desiree Frahn as 'Stephanie'
"Dimity Shepherd's foundation-firm and luscious tone bonded powerfully with Desiree Frahn's achingly expressive and cleanly cut soprano... the reception was thunderous…” - Paul Selar, Opera Chaser