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by Paul Neeson
posted 14/07/2019

Elena Kats-Chernin’s new opera based on the life of Brett Whiteley

Drugs, Death, Art and Love.

Julie Lea Goodwin as Wendy and Leigh Melrose as Brett. Opera Australia. Photo by Prudence Upton

This is the stuff of opera.

Celebrated composer Elena Kats-Chernin discusses the characters, the music and the long process of collaboration, that after two years has culminated in the opera,


Opening this week at the Sydney Opera House it promises a visual feast of Whiteley’s art immersed in a dramatic score.

There are still limited seats available. Bookings at the Sydney Opera House.


Also violinist, Thibaud Pavlovic-Hobba of the Flinders Quartet reveals an exciting Shostakovich String Quartets concert at the Independent Theatre in North Sydney, with a sumptuous afternoon tea as part of the package.

  • 269 Miller Street, North Sydney, NSW

Tickets available here.


Dazza & Keif Go Viral

Plus FREE tickets on offer to some great comedy.

Dazza and Keif Go Viral  at the Bondi Feast festival of theatre, cabaret, circus and comedy at Bondi Beach.

The show runs from 18-20 July at the Bondi Pavillion.

The double pass is for opening night on Thursday 18th.

Bookings at the Bondi Feast website.

Arts Monday with Paul Neeson.

15th July @ 10.30-12.00

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