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Voyage to the Moon (Brisbane)

Date: 29 February and 1 March 2016
Time: 7:00pm
Venue: Queensland Conservatorium Theatre, 140 Grey Street, South Brisbane, QLD
Alternate venue (Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge) details can be found here
Tickets: Musica Viva website

Leading Australian singers, soprano Emma Matthews and mezzo Sally-Anne Russell, share the stage with a brilliant newcomer, bass-baritone Jeremy Kleeman along with a hand-picked band of leading chamber musicians led by Phoebe Briggs, Head of Music at Victorian Opera.

Baroque music is set to 21st-century words to tell of Astolfo’s journey to the Moon, negotiating supernatural beings and a love triangle, in the hope of restoring his friend’s sanity.

Voyage to the Moon is co-presented with Victoria Opera, and in partnership with the Performance Program of the Australian Research Council's Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions, led by Jane Davidson with Alan Maddox (Associate Investigator). This tour is supported by the Musica Viva Amadeus Society.

Brisbane concerts presented in association with Opera Queensland.