As One

Gertrude Opera presents the Australian premiere of the groundbreaking and acclaimed chamber opera As One as part of the 2020 Midsumma Festival.

Inspired by the work of transgender filmmaker and librettist Kimberly Reed, As One is the world’s first opera to depict the transgender experience, tracing the journey of protagonist Hannah from her small town youth, to her college years, overseas travels and personal discoveries.

Featuring fifteen songs that comprise the three-part narrative, the role of Hannah is shared by mezzo-soprano Lotte Betts-Dean and baritone Joshua Erdelyi-Gotz, under the direction of Gertrude Opera Artistic Director Linda Thompson, joined by Chicago based conductor Alexandra Enyart.

As One

Gertrude Opera presents the Australian premiere of the groundbreaking and acclaimed chamber opera As One as part of the 2020 Midsumma Festival.

Inspired by the work of transgender filmmaker and librettist Kimberly Reed, As One is the world’s first opera to depict the transgender experience, tracing the journey of protagonist Hannah from her small town youth, to her college years, overseas travels and personal discoveries.

Featuring fifteen songs that comprise the three-part narrative, the role of Hannah is shared by mezzo-soprano Lotte Betts-Dean and baritone Joshua Erdelyi-Gotz, under the direction of Gertrude Opera Artistic Director Linda Thompson, joined by Chicago based conductor Alexandra Enyart.

As One

Gertrude Opera presents the Australian premiere of the groundbreaking and acclaimed chamber opera As One as part of the 2020 Midsumma Festival.

Inspired by the work of transgender filmmaker and librettist Kimberly Reed, As One is the world’s first opera to depict the transgender experience, tracing the journey of protagonist Hannah from her small town youth, to her college years, overseas travels and personal discoveries.

Featuring fifteen songs that comprise the three-part narrative, the role of Hannah is shared by mezzo-soprano Lotte Betts-Dean and baritone Joshua Erdelyi-Gotz, under the direction of Gertrude Opera Artistic Director Linda Thompson, joined by Chicago based conductor Alexandra Enyart.

As One

Gertrude Opera presents the Australian premiere of the groundbreaking and acclaimed chamber opera As One as part of the 2020 Midsumma Festival.

Inspired by the work of transgender filmmaker and librettist Kimberly Reed, As One is the world’s first opera to depict the transgender experience, tracing the journey of protagonist Hannah from her small town youth, to her college years, overseas travels and personal discoveries.

Featuring fifteen songs that comprise the three-part narrative, the role of Hannah is shared by mezzo-soprano Lotte Betts-Dean and baritone Joshua Erdelyi-Gotz, under the direction of Gertrude Opera Artistic Director Linda Thompson, joined by Chicago based conductor Alexandra Enyart.

As One

Gertrude Opera presents the Australian premiere of the groundbreaking and acclaimed chamber opera As One as part of the 2020 Midsumma Festival.

Inspired by the work of transgender filmmaker and librettist Kimberly Reed, As One is the world’s first opera to depict the transgender experience, tracing the journey of protagonist Hannah from her small town youth, to her college years, overseas travels and personal discoveries.

Featuring fifteen songs that comprise the three-part narrative, the role of Hannah is shared by mezzo-soprano Lotte Betts-Dean and baritone Joshua Erdelyi-Gotz, under the direction of Gertrude Opera Artistic Director Linda Thompson, joined by Chicago based conductor Alexandra Enyart.

As One

Gertrude Opera presents the Australian premiere of the groundbreaking and acclaimed chamber opera As One as part of the 2020 Midsumma Festival.

Inspired by the work of transgender filmmaker and librettist Kimberly Reed, As One is the world’s first opera to depict the transgender experience, tracing the journey of protagonist Hannah from her small town youth, to her college years, overseas travels and personal discoveries.

Featuring fifteen songs that comprise the three-part narrative, the role of Hannah is shared by mezzo-soprano Lotte Betts-Dean and baritone Joshua Erdelyi-Gotz, under the direction of Gertrude Opera Artistic Director Linda Thompson, joined by Chicago based conductor Alexandra Enyart.

As One

Gertrude Opera presents the Australian premiere of the groundbreaking and acclaimed chamber opera As One as part of the 2020 Midsumma Festival.

Inspired by the work of transgender filmmaker and librettist Kimberly Reed, As One is the world’s first opera to depict the transgender experience, tracing the journey of protagonist Hannah from her small town youth, to her college years, overseas travels and personal discoveries.

Featuring fifteen songs that comprise the three-part narrative, the role of Hannah is shared by mezzo-soprano Lotte Betts-Dean and baritone Joshua Erdelyi-Gotz, under the direction of Gertrude Opera Artistic Director Linda Thompson, joined by Chicago based conductor Alexandra Enyart.

As One

Gertrude Opera presents the Australian premiere of the groundbreaking and acclaimed chamber opera As One as part of the 2020 Midsumma Festival.

Inspired by the work of transgender filmmaker and librettist Kimberly Reed, As One is the world’s first opera to depict the transgender experience, tracing the journey of protagonist Hannah from her small town youth, to her college years, overseas travels and personal discoveries.

Featuring fifteen songs that comprise the three-part narrative, the role of Hannah is shared by mezzo-soprano Lotte Betts-Dean and baritone Joshua Erdelyi-Gotz, under the direction of Gertrude Opera Artistic Director Linda Thompson, joined by Chicago based conductor Alexandra Enyart.

Aria Cappella presents: Opera & Afternoon Tea (Victorian Seniors Festival)

As a special treat for the Seniors Festival, Aria Cappella is very pleased to perform their thrilling repertoire of operatic delights in their signature, a cappella style. No orchestra required! We are so proud to have this opportunity to volunteer our time and talents to give back to the community.

The concert will take place from 1pm on Sunday, October 27, at the Wattle Park Chalet, and is presented with the kind support of Provincial Events, who have offered use of their venue and staff for the day. A feast of sweet and savoury treats is covered by the ticket price, with a range of included beverages, and a cash bar will be available.

Bring the whole family for a lovely Sunday afternoon of music and treats in a truly stunning venue.

To cover the delicious afternoon tea, tickets are $15 for Seniors Card holders, and $20 for General Admission.

Book your tickets via TryBooking – www.trybooking.com/BFDJP

Cox & Box and HMS Pinafore – Sunday, October 6, 2019 2:00 PM

Cox & Box This frivolous yet charming tale, full of musical humour and sparkling tunes is a cheerful romp. Before Sullivan met Gilbert he composed a delicious one act farce, Cox & Box with humorist F.C. Burnand. First performed privately in a men’s club, its popularity climbed and was the only work, not written by …

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