Friday, August 17, 2012
Len Lye - the opera
5-8 September 2012
8 Alfred Street, Auckland city
Tickets on sale now at: www.maidment.auckland.ac.nz
(phone 09 308 2383)
COMPOSER: Eve de Castro-Robinson
LlBRETTO: Roger Horrocks
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR & CONDUCTOR: Uwe Grodd
STAGE DIRECTOR: Murray Edmond
MOVING IMAGES: Shirley Horrocks
STAGE DESIGNER: John Verryt
Featuring an outstanding international cast of singers including
James Harrison (UK), Ursula Langmayr (Austria), and Lilia Carpinelli (Italy),
and New Zealand favourites Anna Pierard, Carmel Carroll, and Te Oti Rakena.
The colourful life of Len Lye, one of New Zealand’s most original artists, comes to the stage as a “21st century opera” and multimedia spectacle, with a jazz-influenced score and an exciting mix of music, theatre, film and dance.
This unique event is for a limited season – 4 nights only. Don't miss it!