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presented by Sydney Festival

Music by Pascal Dusapin
Libretto by Pascal Dusapin & Rita de Letteriis

Australian premiere

World-renowned soloists Elise Caluwaerts and Wiard Witholt live out the doomed voyage of mythology’s greatest lovers in this staging by European icon Pierre Audi.

Passion is a 21st-century take on Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo from the leading French composer of his generation- Pascal Dusapin, renowned for his supple melodies, complex textures and mastery of the human voice.

  • Mise-en-espace
  • Pierre Audi
  • Conductor
  • Jack Symonds
  • Revival Director
  • Miranda Lakerveld
  • Lighting Design
  • Nicholas Rayment
  • Soloists
  • Elise Caluwaerts & Wiard Witholt
  • Vocal Ensemble
  • Jane Sheldon, Ellen Hooper, Anna Fraser, Andrew Goodwin, Mitchell Riley, Simon Lobelson
  • Date & Time
  • 8pm Thu 14 & Fri 15 January 2016
  • Venue
  • City Recital Hall, Angel Place
  • Tickets
  • $50-109 (City Recital Hall) Available here
  • Acknowledgements
  • These performances of Passion by Pascal Dusapin are given by permission of Hal Leonard Australia Pty Ltd, exclusive agents for Editions Salabert of Paris
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