Peter Cousens will grace audiences with his musical talents at the Bellingen Music festival.
Peter Cousens will grace audiences with his musical talents at the Bellingen Music festival.

Peter Cousens on way to Bellingen

CLASSICAL music lovers will be cheering with Peter Cousens announced for the Bellingen Music Festival in May.

One of Australia’s most outstanding musical theatre performers, Peter Cousens is known as a stage and TV actor, a cabaret artist, television presenter and recording artist.

The Bellingen Music Festival runs over the weekend of May 28 and 29 and Peter Cousens will perform on the Saturday at the Memorial Hall.

Hot from playing the Phantom in the original production on London’s West End of Phantom of the Opera, Peter returned to Australia to play Gaylord Ravenal in Showboat.

Among many achievements he starred in Eureka the Musical, has featured with the Australian Opera and in Showstoppers with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra at the Sydney Opera House.

Peter’s career evolved with his creation of Kookaburra, Australia’s first and only national musical theatre company whose goal is to be a world-leading producer, developer and advocate of musical theatre in Australia.

He produced Pippen, Company, Up Close and Musical, An Audience With Sondheim and is currently working on Tell Me On A Sunday and Little Women for Kookaburra.

His solo albums include Corner Of The Sky, From A Distance, A Life On Earth and Are We Nearly There Yet.

Tickets for the Bellingen Music Festival are available online and at the Waterfall Way Centre, Hyde St Bellingen.

All details are on the website.



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