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Please note this a live stream into the Lighthouse Theatre from Arts Centre Melbourne, where Victorian Opera is performing the show live.

Presented By: Victorian Opera

Livestream a new Australian opera direct from Arts Centre Melbourne.

Parrwang Lifts the Sky tells the creation story of the sunrise based on a traditional story from Wadawurrung Country.

Composed by Yorta Yorta soprano and composer Deborah Cheetham AO, the opera is ideal for primary school students in years foundation to 6 and secondary school students to year 9.

Parrwang Lifts the Sky is Victorian Opera’s 2021 Education opera and offers schools attending the livestreamed performance free access to a series of interactive livestreamed workshops in the lead up to the production. Across the four workshops, students will meet the singers and composer, explore the unique artistic characteristics of opera, learn about Wadawurrung culture and discover what happens inside the rehearsal room to bring the opera to life on stage.

Each workshop is easily accessed online and can be viewed in real time on the scheduled dates or on-demand. Teachers will receive access to workshops when they book tickets to attend the performance, livestreamed on Friday 11 June at 10.15am.


Further information can be found on Victorian Opera’s webpage: https://www.victorianopera.com.au/ 

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Lighthouse Theatre are the only authorised seller of tickets for this event. Please be aware that the Lighthouse Theatre has no obligation to honour tickets purchased via unauthorised re-sellers. If you attend the Event with a ticket purchased via an unauthorised re-seller such as Ticketmaster Resale, Viagogo, Ticketbis, Queen of Tickets, eBay, Gumtree, Tickets Australia or otherwise, you may be refused entry to the Event.

Lighthouse Theatre
85 mins

03 5559 4999