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Another Lament : Living Room Opera No. 3


Another Lament : Living Room Opera No. 3

  • Date: Thursday, 16 December 2010 to Saturday, 18 December 2010, 8pm
  • Venue: A living room in Armadale — Armadale, VIC
  • Series: This event is part of the Chamber Made Opera 2010 series
  • Tickets: Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on 1300 438 849

Event Details

The 17th century English composer Henry Purcell died at the tender age of 35 (or 36 depending on who you ask). Mystery surrounds his death: some believe he died of exposure after returning from the theatre one night only to find that he’d been locked out by his wife. Others think is was tuberculosis, or something more sinister.

Continuing the company’s journey into classical music, ANOTHER LAMENT investigates the tragedy of Purcell’s music and his untimely demise. Following the success of their collaboration with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, this time Rawcus are joined by a solo instrument: Danish bass player and chanteuse Ida Dueland Hansen.

Reveries and improvisations on Purcell are at the centre of this tableau vivant, created by artists with and without disabilities.

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (03) 9329 7422 or by email to info@chambermadeopera.com

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