To celebrate the release of LOVE OPERA, we're offering complimentary macarons (while stocks last) with $7.50 Risky Business prosecco from the bar at both locations. We are also delighted to welcome mezzo-soprano, Ashlyn Tymms from WA Opera performing the Habanera from the Bizet’s iconic opera, Carmen before the film at Luna Leederville on Sunday.
Luna on Sx: Thursday, Nov 26 from 6.00 PM for a 6.30 PM film start
Luna Leederville: Sunday, Nov 29 from 3.30 PM for a 4.00 PM film start.
"This warm-hearted documentary follows renowned Australian soprano, Lisa Gasteen as she looks to cultivate the next generation of opera stars." - Brisbane International Film Festival
Love Opera provides an inside look at Brisbane’s world-class Lisa Gasteen National Opera School as it prepares a production of Carmen with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra.
What does it take to become an opera singer? A fresh, intimate view of the opera world as young singers from Lisa Gasteen’s world-famous national opera program prepare for a performance of Carmen.
Love Opera showcases Brisbane’s world-class Lisa Gasteen National Opera Program (LGNOP) as it prepares a production of Carmen with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra. Nestled inside Griffith University at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music, the Lisa Gasteen National Opera Program was established by renowned Australian soprano Lisa Gasteen AO whose singular qualities as an opera singer have taken her from The Met to Covent Garden and all across Europe.
The documentary includes extensive interviews with Lisa Gasteen AO, renowned Australian soprano and Director of the Lisa Gasteen National Opera Program, Alondra de la Parra, who is an internationally acclaimed conductor and recently Musical Director of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Simone Young, leading International conductor from Australia and Italian conductor Giovanni Reggioli, who works with the Washington National Opera, USA.
"A film about incredibly strong, successful and dynamic women. Beautiful
cinematography.” - Paul Barclay, ABC Broadcaster
"This film has heart and depth. Documentary filmmaking at its finest.” - Owen Tilbury, Tasmania’s BOFA Film Festival
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