Sydney Chamber Opera to Present ‘earth.voice.body’ at Carriageworks in 2023

(Credit: Christophe Abramowitz) Sydney Chamber Opera is set to present “earth.voice.body” at Carriageworks next year. The company will showcase the new Australian work starting on Sept. 29; it will run through Oct. 5, 2022. The performance will pair Jack Symonds’ “The Shape of the Earth” with Kaija Saariaho’s “Quatre Instants” and Poulenc’s “La voix humaine.” “The Shape of the Earth” {…}

Carriage Works & Sydney Chamber Opera to Present Online Premiere of ‘Breaking Glass’

Australian-based companies Carriageworks and Sydney Chamber Opera will present the online world premiere of “Breaking Glass” on Saturday, April 26, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. local time. “Breaking Glass” is a compilation of four operas by Australian female composers Peggy Polias, Josephine Macken, Georgia Scott and Bree van Reyk. Polias is the composer of “Commute,” Macken created “The Tent;” Plath created “Her Dark {…}

Sydney Chamber Opera & Carriageworks to Team Up For ‘Breaking Glass’

The Sydney Chamber Opera and Carriageworks will team up to present “Breaking Glass” between March 28-April 4, 2020. The showcase will feature four world premieres of operas by Australian female composers including “Commute” by Peggy Polias, “The Tent” by Josephine Macken, “Her Dark Marauder” by Georgia Scott, and “The Invisible”  by Bree van Reyk. The operas are all adapted from other texts or based {…}

Carriageworks to Present Australian Premiere of ‘Penelope Sleeps’

Sydney-based Carriageworks is set to showcase the Australian premiere of artist Mette Edvardsen and composer Matteo Fargion’s Opera Essay “Penelope Sleeps” on March 10-11. The performance will feature Edvardsen, Fargion, and Hicks as they explore the relationship between voice and music, space and scale. “In ‘Penelope Sleeps’ the experimental approach and work with the format of the medium is still in question,” {…}