Composer Elliott Gyger reunites with librettist Pierce Wilcox to transform Peter Carey’s beloved novel Oscar and Lucinda into a new Australian opera. Directed by the internationally acclaimed Patrick Nolan, the work reimagines the love story between the orphaned proto-feminist industrialist and the man who believes he is touched by God. Having nothing in common, except their addiction to gambling, Oscar and Lucinda find each other in colonial-era Sydney with a wild dream: to build a cathedral of pure glass, and to walk it into the Australian outback.

Please note: this show feature smoke/haze and incense.

Oscar and Lucinda, Image Samuel Hodge, 2018

Sat 27 Jul, 8pm
Mon 29 Jul, 8pm
Tue 30 Jul, 8pm
Thu 1 Aug, 8pm
Fri 2 Aug, 8pm
Sat 3 Aug, 8pm

$35 + fee

A transaction fee of $4.40 applies to all bookings.

Presented by Carriageworks and Sydney Chamber Opera.

Oscar and Lucinda is a co-commission and co-production of Sydney Chamber Opera, Opera Queensland and Victorian Opera.