Library early closure: The Library will close at 5pm on Thursday 23 October to prepare for the annual Keith Murdoch Oration. More information

Facade conservation & repair works: Over the next few weeks there will be intermittent noise in the La Trobe Reading Room while work is carried out on the external walls. More information

Library early closure & facade conservation works
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Opera & musical double bill

Wednesday 18 September 2013, 12:00pm - 2:35pm
Arts Reading Room
Level 2, Main entry, Swanston St
Has wheelchair access

Come to a free musical and opera double feature at the Library.

  • The yeomen of the guard: an operetta in two acts by Gilbert and Sullivan. Features Celeste Holm, Alfred Drake, Barbara Cook and Bill Hayes in a much-acclaimed 1957 television production. Screening begins at 12pm.
  • The desert song features Nelson Eddy and recorded for a 1955 TV broadcast. Music by Sigmund Romberg, lyrics by Otto Harbach, Oscar Hammerstein II and Frank Mandel. Screening begins at approximately 1.20pm.

We screen music, dance and plays at the Library every second Wednesday. Bookings not required. Seating is limited, so come early!