2019 Performance Season

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2019 Performance Season

Conservatorium Concertos: Gliere, Schumann and Korngold

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Opera Double Bill



18 September 9:18am
01 September 7:30pm Conservatorium Theatre
03 September 3:00pm Conservatorium Theatre
05 September 6:30pm Conservatorium Theatre

Enjoy a double bill of French one-act operas, featuring Maurice Ravel’s fantasy L’enfant et les sortilèges (The Boy and the Magic) and Debussy’s L-enfant prodigue (The Prodigal Son). Set to a libretto by legendary French writer Colette, The Boy and the Magic tells the story of what happens when a bad-tempered child has too many tantrums, causing the furniture in his room to magically come to life. Debussy’s adaptation of the famous Biblical parable tells the story of the son, Azael, turning his back on his family in search of the excitement and riches of the world. See these two French operas in this special double billing.

Adult $40
Concession $33
Student/Group $15

#Free ticket restrictions apply

Sung in French with English surtitles
Director: Stephen Barlow
Conductor: Nicholas Cleobury
Lighting: Nigel Levings
Design: Yoki Lai