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QPAC’s Lyric Theatre was packed with well-dressed friends of the opera on Thursday to experience Tosca, the latest presentation by Opera Queensland.
First performed in 1900, Opera Queensland (OQ) is bringing Tosca to Brisbane, presenting themes just as important today as they were 120 years ago.
Think Barcoo Shire in central west Queensland – an area equal to Belgium and Taiwan combined, with a population that couldn’t fill two CityCats – and it’s unlikely you’ll think of opera.
Six dancers intertwine their limbs in a pulsing clump of bodies.Â A mesmerisedÂ audience watches with breathless fascination, attempting to dissect the contemporary movement and throw theirÂ own interpretations of the pieceÂ into the mix.
Brisbaneâ€™s performing arts lovers have the opportunity to experience Opera Queenslandâ€™s extremely accessible production of the macabre and brilliantly funny Gilbert & Sullivanâ€™s, Ruddigore, or the Witchâ€™s Curse!
As The Rabbits hops into QPAC, we spoke to designer Gabriela Tylesova to get a closer look at this unique Australian production.
The Brisbane French Festival is coming to you!