Embark on a fabulous journey with a cantankerous cat and an exuberant owl.
By the Light of the Moon is a fanciful all-ages opera explores the
untold tales of Edward Lear’s beloved rhyme, The Owl and the Pussycat.
Ridiculous whimsy meets sublime melody in a wonderful new production, featuring the fantastic characters from nonsense poetry, nursery rhymes, as well as tunes you’ll recognise from the best-loved operas.
Opera Australia developed this travelling opera to enthral school students of all ages, complete with beautiful costumes and engaging scenery. Professional opera singers perform the famous arias in English.
By the Light of the Moon is also designed as a school incursion and available throughout Metropolitan Melbourne, Regional Victoria and South Australia. Find out more about Opera Australia visiting your school.
By The Light of the Moon: from page to stage
Listen to 'Travelling Song' from By the Light of the Moon
|Devised by||Liesel Badorrek & Michael Badorrek|
|Musical Arrangements||Robert Andrew Greene|
|Music Director||Raymond Lawrence|
|Agatha the Cat||Shakira Tsindos|
|Cedric the Owl||Nathan Lay|
Running time: approximately 70 minutes (without interval)
Performed in English