10 September 2013

From a Black Sky at the Street Theatre

| Barcham
Start the conversation

An Opera set during the 2003 bush fires is kicking off its season on the 20th of September at the Street Theatre.

In January 2003 when the fires raged and the seemingly impossible happened in Canberra, our city and the people in it changed. From a Black Sky is a gripping chamber opera set in the maelstrom of that day. An unnerving portrait of a man reduced, a devouring passion, and a community catastrophe.

Scored for a chamber orchestra of twelve and featuring an ACT-based cast and chorus, the opera takes us back into the ordeal as it intensifies each character’s passions, fears, jealousies and strengths creating the crucible in which the true mettle of all is tested.

Season: 20 – 22 September

Friday 20th September 7:30pm
Saturday 21st September 7:30pm
Sunday 22nd September 4pm

Start the conversation

Daily Digest

Want the best Canberra news delivered daily? Every day we package the most popular Riotact stories and send them straight to your inbox. Sign-up now for trusted local news that will never be behind a paywall.

By submitting your email address you are agreeing to Region Group's terms and conditions and privacy policy.