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Gertrude Opera Presents

 

v.2.5 - online

October 16 - 25, 2020

Welcome to our first online - virtual - streamed - digital Yarra Valley Opera Festival! 

We're moving with the topsy-turvy times, and 'pivoting' to digital delivery of a quirky and eclectic contemporary program for 2020. 

OPERA & CONCERT-BY-VIDEO, PODCAST, POP-UP STREAMS & Q&A-style FORUM,

all from the comfort of your own place. 

And, introducing the GO Zoom Room, where our artists, crew and company will drop in to 'hang out'

- to chat and engage with you across the ten days.

Gala at Home by Gertrude Opera singers in lockdown around the world, hosted by Artistic Director Linda Thompson & Maestro Brian Castles-Onion AM

DATE

Friday, October 16

TIME

7 - 9PM

EVENT TYPE

Concert, Stream

TICKET PRICE

$30

ZOOM ROOM

yes

Gala-at-Home  #1/8 YVOF 2020 Series  ©GO-Jess Reddi Coronell

music by David Lang
stories by Lydia Davis, and words by David Lang after Gottfried von Strassburg, Beroul, Sir Thomas Malory, Marie de France, Beatriz Contessa de Dia, Thomas of Britain, the yom kippur liturgy and Richard Wagner

Australian Premiere

Collaboration with Monk Parrots, USA

Blending vocal performance and stage direction with video capture and digital effects to examine the accident of love under unusual circumstances.

DATE

Saturday, October 17

TIME

7 - 8PM

EVENT TYPE

Video and digital imagery, with live performance stream

TICKET PRICE

$30

ZOOM ROOM

yes

love fail #2/8 YVOF 2020 Series ©GO - Jess Reddi Coronell

Children's Opera Podcast

Directed by award-winning filmmaker, Greta Nash

A modern take on the 3 Billy Goats Gruff set to music by Rossini (Bugs Bunny, Looney Tunes)

Arr. by Denise Page-Caraher. First performed Indianapolis Opera 2006

DATE

Sunday, October 18

Sunday, October 25

TIME

2 - 2:40PM

EVENT TYPE

Podcast

Design Challenge (school-age)

TICKET PRICE

$20 (includes repeat)

ZOOM ROOM

yes

Figatroll - Podcast #3/8 YVOF 2020 Series ©GO - Jess Reddi Coronell

 

Modern design meets modern music Pop-Up Series

DATE

Monday, October 19

Tuesday, October 20

Wednesday, October 21

Thursday, October 22

Friday, October 23

TIME

5 - 5:30PM

EVENT TYPE

Aria Pop-Up

Stream

TICKET PRICE

Free (registration required)

ZOOM ROOM

no

'Ariarchitecture' #4/8 YVOF 2020 Series ©GO - Jess Reddi Coronell

Relationships of operatic proportions, in a cycle that spans classical, jazz. music theatre, pop and rock by young Australian creators Nicholas Gentile (composer) and Lincoln Hall (librettist).

DATE

Friday, October 23

TIME

8 - 9PM

EVENT TYPE

Opera cabaret

Live performance Stream

TICKET PRICE

$30

ZOOM ROOM

yes

'Together, Apart #5/8 YVOF 2020 Series ©GO - Jess Reddi Coronell

Australian chamber opera for 3 singers, small chorus, accordion, violin, cello and clarinet by Merrill Findlay (librettist) and Ross James Carey (composer).

DATE

Saturday, October 24

TIME

7 - 8PM

EVENT TYPE

Chamber Opera

Live performance Stream

TICKET PRICE

$30

ZOOM ROOM

yes

Kate Kelly #6/8 YVOF 2020 Series ©GO - Jess Reddi Coronell

*Zoom Room

When you purchase a ticket, you'll be asked if you wish to register for the corresponding Zoom Room Session (limited capacity)

On Site Opera's one-to-one immersive via telephone performance of Beethoven's 'To My Distant Beloved' (An die ferne Geliebte)

DATE

Saturday October 19 

through

Sunday October 25

TIME

various - see INFO page

EVENT TYPE

Via telephone

concept opera

live performance

TICKET PRICE

$75

ZOOM ROOM

no

To My Distant Love #7/8 YVOF 2020 Series ©GO - Jess Reddi Coronell

image coming soon

Opera and the nature of work - is it a 'real' job?

 

Sponsored by

RACV Healesville Country Club

DATE

Sunday, October 25

TIME

10:30AM -- 12NOON

EVENT TYPE

Live-stream

Panel

Zoom Q&A

TICKET PRICE

Free

(registration required)

ZOOM ROOM

Chat only

'Job-real' #8/8 YVOF 2020 Series ©GO - Jess Reddi Coronell

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POST

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