Tune into an opera

Mt Druitt - St Mary's Standard (East) - - NEWS -

SI­LENCE will be golden at an up­com­ing per­for­mance by Opera Aus­tralia.

In a world-first, the silent con­cert ti­tled Syd­ney Opera House – The Opera: The Eighth Won­der will be per­formed out­side the Aus­tralian land­mark.

The 3000-per­son au­di­ence will plug in with state-of-theart Au­dio Tech­nica head­phones to hear the orches­tra play­ing live in­side the Opera House, while the singers per- form in front of the crowd.

The opera is in­spired by the story be­hind the iconic build­ing. Dan­ish tenor Adam Frand­sen will play ar­chi­tect Jorn Ut­zon and Gerry Con­nolly will play the Queen.

The NSW Pre­mier will be played by Martin Buck­ing­ham and Stacey Al­leaume will ap­pear as a young singer in the show.

We are giv­ing away 60 dou­ble passes (A re­serve tick­ets) to

Syd­ney Opera House — The Opera: The Eighth Won­der, on Thurs­day, Oc­to­ber 28 at 7.30pm. To en­ter visit newslo­cal.com.au and click on the com­pe­ti­tion tab. Se­lect Syd­ney Opera House — The Opera: The Eighth Won­der and follow the prompts. One en­try per per­son. Closes at 5pm, Oc­to­ber 3; win­ners drawn Oc­to­ber 4; an­nounce­ment on the NewsLo­cal com­pe­ti­tion page on Oc­to­ber 5. Au­tho­rised un­der NSW Per­mit num­bers LTPM/16/00857. Terms and con­di­tions at newslo­cal.com.au.

Pic­ture: Pru­dence Up­ton

So­prano Stacey Al­leaume per­forms for an au­di­ence wear­ing Au­dio Tech­nica head­phones ahead of her per­for­mance in Syd­ney Opera House: The Opera – The Eighth Won­der.

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