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Sydney Chamber Opera: Oscar and Lucinda

Event

Sydney Chamber Opera: Oscar and Lucinda

  • Date: Saturday, 27 July 2019 to Saturday, 3 August 2019, 8pm
  • Venue: Carriageworks — 245 Wilson St, Eveleigh, NSW
  • Tickets: Standard: $35 (plus booking fee) — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on 13007562344

Event Details

Composer Elliott Gyger reunites with librettist Pierce Wilcox to transform Peter Carey’s beloved novel Oscar and Lucinda into a new Australian opera. Directed by the internationally acclaimed Patrick Nolan, the work reimagines the love story between the orphaned proto-feminist industrialist and the man who believes he is touched by God. Having nothing in common, except their addiction to gambling, Oscar and Lucinda find each other in colonial-era Sydney with a wild dream: to build a cathedral of pure glass, and to walk it into the Australian outback.

Sat 27 Jul, 8pm
Mon 29 Jul, 8pm
Tue 30 Jul, 8pm
Thu 1 Aug, 8pm
Fri 2 Aug, 8pm
Sat 3 Aug, 8pm

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (02) 8571 9099 or by email to info@carriageworks.com.au

Featured Australian Works

Oscar and Lucinda (chamber opera) (2019) by Elliott Gyger and Pierce Wilcox — World premiere
— performed by Sydney Chamber Opera

Featured artists

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