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The Human Voice & The Call


The Human Voice & The Call

  • Date: Tuesday, 20 September 2022, 7pm
  • Venue: Queensland Performing Arts Centre QPAC — Cnr Grey St and Melbourne St, SOUTHBANK, QLD
  • Tickets: Adults: $75 | Children: $38 | Concession: $68 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on 136246

Event Details

Two women, two moments, two lives changed forever. THE HUMAN VOICE Music by Francis Poulenc Libretto by Jean Cocteau Elle is alone, motionless in a room, she goes to leave but is stopped by the phone ringing. It is the love of her life. Rather than compassion she is confronted with a truth she finds impossible to accept. Audiences have been wowed by Alexandra Flood’s two sold out recitals and now we present her in full flight. Dynamic conductor Zoe Zeniodi, a rising star in the international music scene, leads a full strength Queensland Symphony Orchestra, with the creative team behind The Marriage of Figaro returning to bring this powerful double bill to life. CAST ALEXANDRA FLOOD The Human Voice is sung in French with English surtitles. THE CALL Concept ALI MCGREGOR based on an original story told by Auburn Sheaffer Composer CONNOR D’NETTO Libretto KATE MILLER-HEIDKE & KEIR NUTTALL A new Australian work, inspired by a remarkable true story about a woman left with nothing but a phone number. She dials, someone answers and so begins a conversation that changes everything. Starring Ali McGregor (Lorelei) this astonishing new opera shows how a single act of kindness can transform an entire life. CAST ALI MCGREGOR The Call is sung in English with English surtitles. CREATIVE TEAM Conductor ZOE ZENIODI Director PATRICK NOLAN Sets & Costume MARG HORWELL Lighting BERNIE TAN-HAYES Presented by Opera Queensland and Brisbane Festival Presented in association with Queensland Symphony Orchestra The Call is presented in association with FLUXUS These performances of La Voix Humaine by Francis Poulenc are given by permission of Hal Leonard Australia Pty Ltd, exclusive agents for Editions Salabert of Paris.

Featured non-Australian music: La Voix Humaine by Francis Poulenc

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on 136246

Featured Australian Works

The Call : opera (2022) by Connor D'Netto
— performed by Queensland Symphony Orchestra and Ali McGregor

Featured artists

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