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Opera Queensland’s Tosca

By |June 16th, 2019|Categories: Audio Engineer, Live Sound, Opera Queensland, Sound Design|

Opera Queensland presents Puccini's Tosca Often described as the greatest opera of them all, Tosca embraces the grand themes of the human spirit brought to life by one of the greatest composers of them all, Giacomo Puccini. Tosca will transport QPAC’s Lyric Theatre to 1970s Italy where political and religious tensions are at breaking point. Tosca, a famous opera singer, is devoted to painter Cavaradossi but Scarpia, the tyrannical Chief of Police, has his own plans for her. What ensues is a gripping tale of lust, betrayal and cold-blooded murder that careens at breakneck pace. This new production directed by [...]

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Bleach Festival – Verdi’s Requiem

By |April 27th, 2019|Categories: Audio Engineer, Live Sound, Opera Queensland, Sound Design|

A Fantastic week spent on the Gold Coast at HOTA (Home of the Arts) doing Sound Design for this show as part of the Bleach Festival.  2019's festival culminated in a highly evocative and engaging performance of Verdi's Requiem, presented by Opera Queensland and The Queensland Conservatorium of Music Symphony Orchestra. Giuseppe Verdi’s setting of the Latin Requiem Mass is one of the great choral blockbusters, rivalling Handel’s Messiah and Mozart’s own Requiem for popularity. Already outsized for performances in most churches, the Requiem will break free of the concert hall in Opera Queensland’s 2019 season, coming to the [...]

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A Flowering Tree

By |April 6th, 2019|Categories: Live Sound, Opera Queensland, Sound Design|

Opera Queensland's Production of John Adams A Flowering Tree A Flowering Tree was Opera Queensland's first opera of their 2019 Season.  This was my first time being involved with OQ for a number of years, and it was great to be part of this semi-staged opera in QPAC's Concert Hall. Kumudha is a young woman with a secret power – the ability to transform herself into a tree covered in valuable blossoms. But sometimes rare gifts can inspire both love and jealousy in equal measure. Exploring themes of magic, transformation and the healing power of deep and selfless love, A [...]

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