7–13 January

A new Australian opera by Sydney Chamber Opera in association with Ensemble Offspring, composed by Mary Finsterer with libretto by Tom Wright
Bay 20
245 Wilson Street
Eveleigh 2015

7–9 & 11–13 January at 7.30pm
No performance on Tuesday

90 mins
General Admission $46/$41
+ booking fee
Sydney Chamber Opera / Australia
World Premiere


Composer & Concept: Mary Finsterer
Librettist: Tom Wright
Conducter: Jack Symonds
Director: Janice Muller

Set & Costume Design: Charles Davis
Lighting Design: Matt Cox
Featuring: Mitchell Butel, Jane Sheldon, Simon Lobelson, Andrew Goodwin, Anna Fraser, Jessica O’Donoghue with musicians from Ensemble Offspring.

Renaissance polymath Gerolamo Cardano is one of the most influential thinkers of all time. Not only the inventor of algebra, he was also a surgeon, gambler, philosopher, astrologer and heretic. Sydney Chamber Opera’s world premiere sees Cardano, played by Mitchell Butel, telling the story of his incredible life.

With Renaissance-inspired music by composer Mary Finsterer, libretto by Tom Wright and direction by Janice Muller, Biographica thrums with the energy of an age where science, thought and discovery were expanding - and is infused with the extraordinary humanity and wit of a true genius.

Sydney Chamber Opera have been creating intense, moving, brilliant opera – breathing new life into the art form – since 2010. Their past shows have touched on everything from Australians in WWI to outrageous Russian futurist sci-fi, and all have been rapturously received.

Joined by Ensemble Offspring musicians, and conducted by Jack Symonds, this electrifying premiere is startlingly original, fresh and fascinating.

For a copy of Biographica's program, click here

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