The Call & The Human Voice

Brisbane Festival and Opera Queensland present

The Call &
The Human Voice

20—24 Sept

Two women, two moments, two lives changed forever.

The Call

Concept Ali McGregor, based on an original story told by Auburn Sheaffer
Composer Connor D'Netto with Kate Miller-Heidke
Libretto Kate Miller-Heidke and Keir Nuttall

A new Australian work, inspired by a remarkable true story about a woman left with nothing but a phone number. She dials, someone answers and so begins a conversation that changes everything. Starring Ali McGregor (Lorelei) this astonishing new opera shows how a single act of kindness can transform an entire life.

The Human Voice

Francis Polenc

Elle is alone, motionless in a room, she goes to leave but is stopped by the phone ringing. It is the love of her life. Rather than compassion she is confronted with a truth she finds impossible to accept.

Audiences have been wowed by Alexandra Flood’s two sold out recitals and now we present her in full flight. Dynamic conductor Zoe Zeniodi, a rising star in the international music scene, leads a full strength Queensland Symphony Orchestra, with the creative team behind The Marriage of Figaro returning to bring this powerful double bill to life.


Times

7pm

Wed 21 Sept is Auslan interpreted

Sat 24 Sept is Audio Described

Wed 21, Fri 23 and Sat 24 Sept include pre-performance talk

Duration

2.5 hrs including interval

Where

Concert Hall, QPAC ›
Cnr Grey and, Melbourne St,
South Brisbane QLD 4101

Accessibility

Wheelchair access

Assistive listening systems available

Auslan interpreted events

Audio description

Important Info

The Call is sung in English with English surtitles

The Human Voice is sung in French with English surtitles

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"In the deepest, blackest night of despair and anxiety, it only takes a pinhole of light and all of grace can come in."

Auburn Sheaffer

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Where

Concert Hall, QPAC ›
Cnr Grey and, Melbourne St,
South Brisbane QLD 4101

Getting There

How to get to QPAC ›


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