An Iconic Opera About Love & Jealously Is Heading To Brisbane!

An Iconic Opera About Love & Jealously Is Heading To Brisbane!

Get ready to blossom.

By Gracie Clough | 26th February 2019

It’s time for all you opera lovers to listen up because we have a treat for you. Opera Queensland will soon be home to the iconic opera, A Flowering Tree! Across three exclusive dates, Brisbanites will have the chance to experience John Adams’ and Peter Sellars’ masterpiece for themselves.

Without giving too much away, A Flowering Tree is based upon an ancient Indian folk tale that tells the story of a woman named Kumudha who has the secret power to transform into a beautiful tree that is covered in precious blossoms. The opera explores themes such as love, magic, power and uncovers that sometimes having a special gift can lead to jealousy as much as it can love.

Directed by Patrick Nolan, Opera Queensland’s production of A Flowering Tree is set to delight audiences with a talented cast featuring the likes of Eva Kong as Kumudha, Adrian Dwyer as Prince and Craig Colclough as the Narrator. We know we don’t want to miss a performance!

Tickets to A Flowering Tree are strictly limited, so secure yours here.

Event details:
When: Tuesday April 2 & Thursday April 4 at 7pm + Saturday April 6 at 2pm
Where: Concert Hall QPAC

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Article by Gracie Clough

Gracie is a Journalist and beauty-devotee who drinks her weight in tea daily. She appreciates the colour peach, minimalism and spends too much time talking about anything to do with beauty. When she isn’t watching Harry Potter (for the one millionth time), she is lurking photos of baby German Shepherds or choosing a new shade of nude lipstick to purchase.