The Navigator (2006-08)

Opera in six scenes with prelude
5 singers, 16 instrumentalists and electronics

Duration: 90 minutes

Music by Liza Lim
Libretto by Patricia Sykes
Director: Barrie Kosky
Conductor: Manuel Nawri

Cast
The Navigator Andrew Watts, countertenor
The Beloved Talise Trevigne, coloratura soprano
First Siren/ The Crone Philip Larson, bass baritone
Second Siren/ The Fool Omar Ebrahim, baritone
Third Siren/ The Angel of History Deborah Kayser, Baroque alto

Elision Ensemble

Commissioned by Brisbane Festival 2008, Melbourne International Arts Festival and the ELISION Ensemble with the support of the Australian Government's Major Festivals Initiative, managed by the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body, in association with the Confederation of Australian International Arts Festivals. The creative development phase of this project was also supported by the Perth International Arts Festival.

Contains scenes of an adult nature

Author: 
Institute of Musical Research
Speaker(s): 
Liza Lim
Event date: 
Wednesday, 19 December 2012 - 12:00am
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