THIS IS LIFE
Kumudha is a young woman with a secret power – the ability to transform herself into a tree covered in valuable blossoms. But sometimes rare gifts can inspire both love and jealousy in equal measure.
Exploring themes of magic, transformation and the healing power of deep and selfless love, A Flowering Tree is a majestic retelling of a traditional Indian folk tale by world renowned composer John Adams.
A Flowering Tree is a story for our times, brought to life in this semistaged production with exquisite video design by Mic Gruchy. This Helpmann Award winning production was first seen at the Perth Festival in 2009 and now Brisbane has the chance to see this beautiful opera.
TUE 2 & THU 4 APR | 7PM SAT 6 APR | 2PM CONCERT HALL QPAC Pre-concert talk 1 hour prior to each performance except 2 APR. Audio descriptions available SAT 6 APR.
Opera Queensland ChorusQueensland Symphony Orchestra
A Flowering Tree by John Adams with libretto adapted by John Adams and Peter Sellars from a South Indian folktale and poems translated by A.K.Ramanujan is published by Boosey & Hawkes Music Publishers Ltd.
Sung in English and Spanish with English Surtitles.
Approximately 2 hours including interval.
Single Tickets $69 - $109**a transaction fee of $7.20 applies per transaction. Selected ticket delivery methods may incur an additional charge.
^Applies to full-time students; Centrelink-issued Pension card holders, Veterans' Affairs pensioners. ID required. National Seniors Card not applicable.^^Children 16 yrs and under. Must be purchased with an Adult ticket. Excludes School GroupsA transaction fee of $7.20 applies per transaction. Selected ticket delivery methods may incur an additional charge. The minimum price listed may be available for selected performances only. Please see Pricing Guide for further details.
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Approximately 2 hours including interval(subject to change without notice)