Semele Walk (Sydney Festival)

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Semele Walk (Sydney Festival)

“Decorative, hallucinogenic and bold” Financial Times

Take a walk on the wild side as high heels, billowing gowns and Handel collide in spectacular fashion.

Vivienne Westwood’s outrageous costumes find a dramatic outlet in this bold take on Handel’s Semele. The heroine is the prototype of 20th century punk. Her descent into madness is brought to life on a gleaming white runway adorned with pouting models in gold boots, silk crinolines and extravagant earrings. Jupiter appears in sequinned kilt and diamond-studded socks as befitting the King of the Gods.

The music is vibrant, varied and wild. The outstanding Solistenensemble Kaleidoskop joins forces with Sydney Philharmonia Choirs for a truly magical transformation of this rarely performed opera.

Tactile tour and audio description of the set and costumes with synopsis of the production (performance not described): January 15 at 6pm, prior to the 8pm performance. To book, please call 02 8248 6500.

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When:

  • Between Friday 11 January and Tuesday 15 January from 20.00 to 21.20

January 11, 12, 14, 15 at 8pm

Where:

Sydney Town Hall, 483 George Street (cnr Druitt Street) Sydney 2000 Venue details

Cost:

From $99.00

More Info:

Sydney Festival
(+61) 2 8248 6500
mail@sydneyfestival.org.au

How to get to this event:

Town Hall Railway Station, Sydney Explorer Bus Stop 24, George Street Bus Services.

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Location

Sydney Town Hall, 483 George Street (cnr Druitt Street) Sydney 2000

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