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An extraordinary evening with SHARON ZHAI - MADAME BUTTERFLY

Pink Elite

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (AEST)

An extraordinary evening with SHARON ZHAI - MADAME...

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Pink Elite Invites you to an extrordinary evening with






Greeting Speech by Alex O'Mara Deputy Secretary, Arts, Screen and Culture, Department of Planning and Environment, NSW


Join us to celebrate Sharon Zhai’s great success of making Opera Australia debut as Cio-Cio-San in touring production of Madame Butterfly and her amazing story behind Madame Butterfly which reaches across culture and ocean.

Special cocktail time for close interaction with Sharon’s Co-Star of Opera Madama Butterfly - Matthew Reardon


Exclusive “MADAMA BUTTERFLY SHARON ZHAI” wine collection specially brand named and kindly sponsored by Swan Wine Group to be auctioned for Charity.





Madame Butterfly had its Opening Night at Melbourne July 13th,  had great success, and is now souring regional centres - from NSW through to Tasmania over the next few months. The Opera Australia notes that this touring production of Madame Butterfly, directed by One of the Australia's greatest theatrical minds,John Bell,  has been selected for the 2018 VCE Theatre Studies Playlist.




Chinese-born, Sharon graduated in Opera Performance from the Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing before obtaining a Masters in Music from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. She was awarded a Distinguished Talent Visa by the Australian Governement and has recently returned to Sydney having spent 8 years based in Italy.


After private study with soprano Tiziana Fabbriccini and Maestro Leone Magiera, she won the OMEGA competition in Florence, the ‘Umberto Giordano’ competition in Lucera, Foggia and the ‘Magda Olivero’ award in Saluzzo, Cuneo; Sharon also won the Mietta Song Recital Award in Melbourne, Australia.


Her many performances in principal roles have included: Zerlina (Don Giovanni) in Codroipo and Triste; Anna (Nabucco) in Cremona, Brescia, Como and Pavia; Gilda (Rigoletto) in Saluzzo; Desdemona (Carlo Pedini’s Jago) for the International Opera Theater of Philadelphia; Liù (Turandot) at the Teatro San Giovanni Bosco di Bergamo and many roles in Puccini’s Il Trittico for the Macau International Music Festival, China.

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When & Where

The Zenith Theatre
Mcintosh street and Railway street
Chatswood, NSW 2067

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (AEST)

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