The path to a new Australian opera : Brett Dean speaks about "Bliss"
- Date: Monday, 7 May 2012, 7.00pm
- Venue: Hartley Room, University of Adelaide — Kintore Avenue, Adelaide, SA
- Tickets: $20/$10 — Tickets can be purchased online
Internationally acclaimed composer Brett Dean’s first full-length opera Bliss , based on the novel by Peter Carey, was premiered recently in a highly-acclaimed production by Opera Australia which was described by The Australian newspaper as “a success in every way”.
In this open lecture, Brett will discuss the process of transforming Peter Cary’s novel Bliss into a libretto, and finally into an opera. Extracts from the original Peter Carey novel will be read as part of the talk and Brett will respond to questions from the audience.
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