Voyage to the Moon
- Date: Monday, 15 February 2016 to Tuesday, 16 February 2016, 7.30pm
- Venue: Elisabeth Murdoch Hall — Melbourne Recital Centre, Cnr Southbank Blvd & Sturt St, Southbank, VIC
- Tickets: Adults: $155.00 | Concession: $134.00 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on 1800 688 482
Theatre legend Michael Gow and international early music guru Alan Curtis join forces to create a new chamber opera for a stellar cast of Australian singers and instrumentalists. Baroque music is set to 21st-century words to tell of Astolfo's journey to the Moon, negotiating supernatural beings and a love triangle, in the hope of restoring his friend's sanity.
Australian composer Calwin Bowman has been involved in the preparation of the score for this work.
Performers: Emma Matthews - soprano, Sally-Anne Russell - mezzo-soprano, Jeremy Kleeman - bass-baritone, Phoebe Briggs - harpsichord
Featured non-Australian music: Vivaldi, Handel
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