Monteverdi: Vespers of 1610
Exceptional Baroque ensemble performs Monteverdi’s masterpiece.
The musicians and choir of Concerto Italiano are one of the world’s most celebrated early music ensembles. Performing on 17th-century instruments, they vividly recreate the brilliant colours of Claudio Monteverdi’s Vespro della Beata Vergine 1610 (Vespers for the Blessed Virgin), a masterpiece of voices and instruments.
Sung in Latin
More info. and tickets: https://perthfestival.com.au/whats-on/2016/monteverdi-vespers-of-1610/
The Tiger Lillies Perform Hamlet
An anarchic take on Shakespeare’s classic.
Shakespeare’s most revered tragedy is plunged into a world of Weimar cabaret as celebrated cult band The Tiger Lillies present their ‘opera grotesque’ version of Hamlet.
A suite of new songs and a cast of actors, circus acts and giant puppets transform this iconic tragedy into a display of musical and visual fireworks.