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Orpheus and Eurydice by Gluck

  • Playhouse QPAC Melbourne Street South Brisbane, QLD, 4101 Australia (map)

Heartbroken Orpheus has been granted the chance to bring his dead wife Eurydice back from the underworld with one condition; he must not look at her – even for a moment – on their long journey home. But how can he resist the temptation to look into the eyes of his true love?

Created in association with internationally renowned contemporary circus company Circa and set to some of the most stirring music ever written; this is opera like you’ve never seen before – mixing thrilling acrobatics, exquisite singing and striking video design to take us to hell and back.

Conductor Natalie Murray Beale
Director Yaron Lifschitz
Costumes Libby McDonnell
Video Boris Bagattini

Orpheus Owen Willets
Eurydice & Amore Natalie Christie Peluso

Opera Queensland Chorus
Circa Ensemble
Queensland Symphony Orchestra

Earlier Event: April 27
Verdi Requiem