Madame Butterfly

Opera Australia brings the Regional Tour of Madame Butterfly to the Burnie Arts and Function Centre Theatre on Wednesday 12 September, 7.30 pm.

Madame Butterfly is a love story that reaches across cultures, across oceans, across time.

One of Australia’s greatest theatrical minds, John Bell, directs this English-language production, complete with beautiful costumes and sets.

Hear Opera Australia’s wonderful singers perform with a chamber orchestra, along with a children’s chorus, drawn from our local community.

The Regional Children’s Chorus is comprised of 19 young locals, and directed by Choir Leader, Lana Stokes. The children will be in costume, and join the cast on stage; singing in the production.

Opera Australia will be delivering the following workshops and masterclasses:

Tuesday 11th September

10:00 am - 11:30 am – Tutorial about stage craft and performance

10:00 am -11:30 am –Instrumental Masterclass - Flute, Brass, Strings & Wind

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm – Vocal Masterclass – with two singers and a pianist.

Wednesday 12th September

10:00 am - 11:00 am – Production Chats with Ash & Caitlyn

Cost: free.

To register, please contact Karina Rose 6430 5786.

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Fiona Loughran
Communications Officer
Burnie City Council
03 6430 5716 or 0448 568 728