Sharting a perilous journey through rough seas, shipwreck and heartache, Richard Strauss’ epic melodrama collides with the sweeping poetry of Alfred Tennyson to tell the story of Enoch Arden, a lost sailor trying to navigate his way home.
Duration - 70mins
BRISBANE MUSIC FESTIVAL & VICTORIAN THEATRE COMPANY
2021 - Poetry / Theatre
Enoch Arden brings together live performance, breathtaking composition and experimental film in a world first of its kind.
Performed from the Alex Theatre in Melbourne and the Brisbane Music Festival Studio in Brisbane, this cross border/cross disciplinary show offers a unique and experimental take on the Strauss/Tennyson classic. The performance is weaved together with an original Victorian Theatre Company film made by Jak Scanlon - connecting German Romanticism and British poetry with an Australian outback landscape
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