Opera

re-imagined

18—27 October 2019

The Yarra Valley Opera Festival puts you, the audience, at its heart: it exists to move you with thrilling stories, superb music and astounding voices.

"demonstrates how it is possible to be world-class while working on a shoestring" Limelight Magazine

 

Answers to today's FAQ:

Yes, performance 'indoors' - in a fully-enclosed theatre marquee - rugs available

Yes, you can purchase food and drinks on-site* 

*thanks to Madame Brussels, De Bortoli, Four Pillars Gin and A Bit of Jam & Pickle

The Enchanted Pig

Last show tomorrow:

SUN 27 Oct 2pm

A delightful fairy-tale English opera with hilarious twists and turns. Oscar-winning costume designer Tim Chappel & international stage director Gale Edwards AM deliver a heartwarming and sumptuous Australian premiere of a London & New York hit. Ravishing tunes and a story for all ages.

Poppea

Last show TONIGHT!
SAT 26 Oct 7pm

Do human beings learn from past mistakes? In 2019, as in 1643, individual whims and values associated with status form a lethal combination. A brilliant contemporary take on a Roman story, directed by internationally-acclaimed Gale Edwards - and a new look at an old score. Sung in English. Rec. Adults only

Macbeth

LAST SHOW TODAY!
SAT 26 Oct 2pm

Classic Italian opera through a new lens. Sung in English and re-scored for electric guitar, amplified orchestra, this well-loved Shakesperean epic turned modern-day fable of a murderous leader - a would-be King of his own little world. Co-production with Monk Parrots NYC.

Presented by Gertrude Opera

The Yarra Valley Opera Festival puts you, the audience, at its heart: it exists to move you with thrilling stories, superb music and astounding voices.

0437 633 223

gertrude@gertrudeopera.com.au

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