Innovative Australian composer Michael Smetanin joins forces with award-winning writer and librettist Alison Croggon to tell the incendiary story of Stalin’s favourite poet – Vladimir Mayakovsky. Fusing the life of Russian futurist writer and artist Mayakovsky with the development of the totalitarian Soviet state, Sydney Chamber Opera’s world premiere production brings the pulsing energies of rebellion to Carriageworks. Presented by Carriageworks and the Sydney Chamber Opera.

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