- Date: Monday, 28 July 2014, 8pm
- Venue: Carriageworks, Bay 20 — 245 Wilson St, Eveleigh, NSW
- Tickets: $35 — Tickets can be purchased online
Vladimir Mayakovsky: poet, lover, revolutionary. Innovative Australian composer Michael Smetanin joins forces with award-winning writer and librettist Alison Croggon to tell the incendiary story of Stalin’s favourite poet.
Mayakovsky blends Russian Futurism with hypermodern electronica in a dizzying ride through the 20th century. Its epic canvas is populated by a parade of figures: lovers, apparatchiks, writers, radicals, and Uncle Joe Stalin himself. It begins with a voice from the future and ends in cataclysm. It is fierce, uncompromising, and strangely beautiful.
Sydney Chamber Opera’s world premiere production brings the pulsing energies of rebellion to the Carriageworks stage
Conductor Jack Symonds, director Kat Henry, set & costume Hanna Sandgren, lighting design Guy Harding, AV design Davros
With Simon Lobelson, Jessica O'Donoghue, Sarah Toth, Lotte Betts-Dean, Mitchell Riley, Daniel Todd
Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (02) 8571 9099
Featured Australian Works
|Mayakovsky (chamber opera) by Michael Smetanin — World premiere|
— performed by Sydney Chamber Opera and Jack Symonds
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