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Opera Queensland’s 2019 season in full bloom with ‘A Flowering Tree’

Opera Queensland’s first mainstage presentation for the year is A Flowering Tree by American contemporary composer John Adams. Tim Passmore spoke to director Patrick Nolan about the show. Mythical India. An impoverished family. A desperate daughter discovers she can transform into a tree whose blooms sell for a princely price. But her miracle also attracts …

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Opera Queensland’s 2019 season blooms with ‘A Flowering Tree’

Opera Queensland will begin its 2019 season early next month with Patrick Nolan’s Helpmann Award winning production of A Flowering Tree. The melodic and contemporary love story by world renowned composer John Adams is performed at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre’s Concert Hall from April 2 to 6. Inspired by Mozart’s The Magic Flute, A …