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NANCE GRANT - Chronology & Performances

1954
Royal Command Performance Princess Theatre Tales of Hoffman -c. Joseph Post - N Grant in Chorus Chocolate Soldier - Princess Theatre
October 11 - For 3 week Season (Mar 1) Wildflower - Princess Theatre
November 18 - 2 Week Season (5 week total) c. Harry Lazarus, P. Norman Lee, Nance Grant, Jenifer Eddy, Cid Ellwood, Des Paterson.

1957
Winner Mobil Quest Melbourne Town Hall - c. Hector Crawford, Nance Grant

1960
Winner ABC Concerto and Vocal Competition State Final MTH -c. Henry Krips (June 4)
Winner ABC Concerto and Vocal Competition Australian Final - Sydney Town Hall. c. Nicolai Malko, Nance Grant, Yvonne Minton, Stephen McIntyre. (July 2)

1963
Royal Command Performance Myer Music Bowl ABC VSO - c. Sir Bernard Heinze.- (Feb 24) Ah fors'e Lui - Traviata - Easter Hymn -(Cav Rusticana)- N Grant, L Elms, N Warren-Smith.

1973
Royal Command Performance Official Opening Sydney Opera House - Beethoven 9th ABC. C. - W. Van Otterloo - N Grant, L Elms, R Dowd, R Myers. (Oct 20)
SOH Australian Opera -Verdi Requiem -c. E Downs - N Grant, L Elms, D Smith, D Shanks. (Nov15)

1977
Royal Command Performance - ALBERT HERRING - B. Britten - Australian Opera SOH (Mar 12)

1976
Awarded MBE Government House Melbourne for Services to Music and Opera

1989
Australian Ballet - Four Last Songs - Richard Strauss - Melbourne Arts Centre,
Sydney Opera House 1962-1982

Principal Roles in TV Operas for ABC TV
Prodigal Son - Debussy. (Melbourne) 1962
Simon Boccanegra - Verdi ABC TV Melbourne 1963
School for Fathers - Wolf-Ferrari - ABC - TV - Melbourne Nov 1965
Dialogue of the Carmelites - F. Poulenc Madame Lidoine. ABC TV Sydney 1969
Quiros - Peter Sculthorpe - Australian Premiere ABC TV Sydney (April 10-15) 1982)
2013
Awarded AM Government House Melbourne for significant service to the performing arts, particularly Opera.

Opera Performances
1971
AO Ballo in Maschera - Verdi - AMELIA Hobart Theatre Royal C. Geoff Arnold

1972-75
AO Rosenkavalier - Strauss - MARSCHALLIN C. Edward Downes, William Reid
P. Tom Lingwood Syd Opera House - Princess Theatre Melbourne Adelaide Festival Theatre

1973-78
AO Marriage of Figaro - Mozart COUNTESS c. Sir John Pritchard, W. Reid, R. Bonynge P. John Copley D. Kristian Fredrickson. Syd OH Principal Theatre Melbourne. Newcastle.

1973-79
AO Fidelio - Beethoven - FIDELIO - C E Downes W Reid Georg Tintner - P. Benthaak Sydney Opera House - Princess Theatre Melbourne.

1973
AO Suor Angelica - Puccini - SUOR ANGELICA - C. E Downes, W Reid M Elder
P. M Oxenbould Sydney Opera House - Princess Theatre Melbourne - Canberra

1973-75
AO Tannhauser - Wagner - ELIZABETH C. E Downes, W Reid P. B Benthaak Sydney Opera House -Princess Theatre Melbourne

1974-80
AO Don Giovanni - Mozart - DONNA ANNA - C. Sir J Pritchard, E Downes, W Reid
Carlo Felice Cillario, P Robinson P. J Bell G Ogilvie
Sydney Opera House - Princess Theatre Melbourne - Newcastle

1975
AO Ariadne auf Naxos - Strauss - ARIADNE - C. E Downes Symphony Orchestra House

1975
VSO Maria Stuarda.- Donizetti - QUEEN ELIZABETH - C. R., Divall P. Lovejoy
National Theatre St Kilda

1976-77
AO Albert Herring - B. Britten - LADY BILLOWS - C. W Reid - P. 7 Cox Sydney Opera House - Princess Theatre Melbourne

1977
AO Flying Dutchman Wagner - SENTA - C. E Downes, W Reid - Sydney Opera House

1977
AO Royal Command Performance- Albert Herring B. Britten - LADY BILLOWS
C. W Reid Sydney Opera House

1979
AO Rape of Lucretia - Britten - FEMALE CHORUS - C. W Reid P Sydney Opera House Princess Theatre Melbourne

1979-80 AO Falstaff-Verdi - ALICE FORD C. Carlo Felice Cillario - P. G Ogilvie Syd House

1982
VSO Idomeneo Mozart - ELEKTRA C. R Divall - P. R Lovejoy D. J T
Melbourne Arts Centre

1986
VSO Lohengrin - ORTRUD C. R Divan - P. A Melbourne Arts Centre