ONE SHOW ONLY
Saturday 12th January, 2019 – 8pm
Flinders Civic Hall
56 Cook Street, Flinders
Emotionworks Cut Opera presents Bizet’s Carmen – with a sexy mix of with Latin, salsa, jazz and blues.
Blood, sex, murder and intrigue in this cabaret version that will get your feet dancing. Continue reading “Carmen – Flinders Civic Hall, Flinders. 12 January, 2019”
Emotionworks Cut Opera presents its 2019 summer season showcasing five performances of some of our favourite productions.
This is Opera Fusion!
Carmen with a Sexy Mix of Latin, Jazz and Blues
A raunchy modern take on this much-loved opera classic featuring some great Flamenco and Salsa dancing.
Saturday the 5th of January, 8pm, Point Lonsdale Hall.
Tosca bound in Soul, Blues and R&B
A fast-moving adaptation of Puccini’s Tosca infused with the best classic Blues, Soul and R&B, reflecting this dark and menacing tale about love, lust, brutality and corruption.
Sunday the 6th of January, 5pm, Barwon Heads Hall
La Beatles Boheme
Reimagines the tale of the four bohemians as the Beatles. Puccini’s classic opera is augmented by Beatles classics in this tragic love story.
Saturday the 19th of January, 8pm, Point Lonsdale Hall
Rigoletto and the Rockin’ Cowboys
Verdi’s operatic masterpiece is condensed and integrated with the best classic country rock music and set as a western. Come and see the ‘Duke’ in action!
Saturday the 26th January, 8pm, Barwon Heads Hall
Award winning director Julie Edwardson, condenses traditional operas and infuses them with complimentary music genres, to reimagine these classic operas in a unique, modern and relevant context. Emotionworks Cut Opera productions are supported by fabulous classical and contemporary singers and the cut opera house combo. The shows run for around 90 minutes, are fast moving, a little irreverent and appealing to all music tastes. Bar and snacks available at all shows
bound in Blues, Soul and R&B
at the historic Christ Church St Kilda
Saturday the 24th of November at 8pm
This fast moving 90 minute adaptation of Puccini’s Tosca is updated and fused with thebest classic Blues, Soul and R&B songs reflecting this dark and menacing tale about love, lust, brutality and corruption. This is Opera Fusion!!
Tosca – An opera diva admired and pursued by the evil and corrupt head of police – Scarpia. Her lover Cavaradossi is imprisoned for hiding Angelotti an escaped prisoner. The story unfolds tragically…..
The imposing character of Christ Church will bring this story to life against a background of Puccini’s beautiful music and supplemented with the grunt of the Blues, Soul and R&B – which reinforces and intensifies the emotional drive of the story. Devised and directed by award winning Opera Australia director Julie Edwardson, who continues to break new ground with her company Emotionworks Cut Opera – bringing opera to new audiences – fusing music genres and cultures.
Featuring some of Melbourne’s best operatic and contemporary voices, the cast includes Jason Wasley (Cavaradossi), Michael Lampard (Scarpia), Katrina Waters (Tosca) and blues performer Richard Woods (Angelotti) accompanied by the Cut Opera House Combo, the Sassy Soul Sirens and the ghosts of Christ Church.
Christ Church, 14 Acland St, St Kilda
Show Date: 24th of November 2018, 8pm (doors open 7pm). Bar and refreshments available.
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Ticketing: General Admission $35, $25 Concessions), $15 for under 25s (to encourage youth to opera and live music).