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Fly Away Peter


Fly Away Peter

  • Date: Monday, 4 May 2015, 8.00 pm
  • Venue: Carriageworks — 245 Wilson St, Eveleigh, NSW
  • Tickets: $35 — Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

Based on David Malouf’s classic novel Fly Away Peter, this new contemporary opera tells the story of Jim Saddler, a young birdwatcher from Queensland thrust into the nightmare of the Western Front during WWI. In honour of the Gallipoli centenary, Australian composer Elliott Gyger, director Imara Savage and librettist Pierce Wilcox tell a story of the Australian spirit that begins at peace, builds to tragedy, and ends in transcendence

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (02) 8571 9099

Featured Australian Works

Digital sheet music sample Fly away Peter : chamber opera in one act (2015) by Pierce Wilcox and Elliott Gyger
— performed by Sydney Chamber Opera

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