Fantasy Songs & Arias
An operatic event exploring fantasy, myth and lore through music
Blush Opera’s Fantasy Songs and Arias program commences with favourite operatic arias and songs by Verdi, Dvorak, Strauss and Britten which draw from different mythological tales. The second half of the program will present a contemporary song cycle, “Fantasy Songs” by Australian composer, Paul Smith. ”Fantasy Songs” depicts different classic figures of fantasy (and one snail) in a series of dramatic, funny and romantic musical scenarios.
Each songs contains its own brief narrative which is sung by different figures as they reflect on their position drawing on iconic mythologies and tropes of fantasy with a rich musical landscape.
Blush is very excited to once again collaborate with artist Mylyn Nguyen whose animations will be exhibited in the studio during the performance of Fantasy Songs.
More details about Mylyn can be found at her gallery representation
Cast & Creatives
Alice Girle / Soprano
Sarah Ampil / Soprano
Carli Patridge / Soprano
Antonio Fernandez / Pianist
Mylyn Nguyen / Animation
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