The Human Voice

October 2020

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Harcourts Hawkes Bay Arts Festival

13, 14 October 2020
6.00 pm & 8.00 pm
Art Deco Masonic Hotel

SEASON COMPLETED

Christchurch

17, 18, 20, 21 October 2020
6.00 pm & 8.00 pm
The George

SEASON COMPLETED

Nelson Arts Festival

24 & 25 October 2020
6.00 pm & 8.00 pm
The Rutherford Hotel

SEASON COMPLETED

Wellington

28, 29, 31, October 2020
1, 3, November 2020
6.00 pm & 8.00 pm
Ohtel

SOLD OUT

SEASON COMPLETED

Taupō

5 November 2020 (Note, 6 November performances are cancelled)

6.00 pm & 8.00 pm
Anchorage Resort

SEASON COMPLETED

Auckland

10, 11, 12 November 2020
6.00 pm & 8.00 pm
Hotel DeBrett

SOLD OUT

SEASON COMPLETED

 

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LOVE STRIPPED BACK

Written in the middle of the last century by two enfants terribles of the French art scene, Poulenc and Cocteau, The Human Voice* is an uncompromising performance that challenges the audience to play detective in unravelling lies both spoken and unspoken.

This site-specific production will take place inside a hotel room, bringing audiences within inches both physically and emotionally to the performer. A woman waits for the phone to ring. To talk to her ex-lover one more time. This is a tale of love stripped down, the lies we tell to others and ourselves, an unflinching examination of the human condition in 45 minutes of drama you cannot look away from

The opera will be performed by two of Australasia’s finest sopranos Amanda Atlas and Fiona McAndrew.  Fiona will perform at all 6pm shows, and Amanda at the 8pm shows.

*Contains adult themes relating to mental distress.  For further information about the content, please contact us at hello@nzopera.co.nz

Duration: This performance is 45 minutes long.

The 2020 season of The Human Voice is now completed.  We hope to bring this amazing production back in 2021.  Watch this space!

The Human Voice NZ Opera

Meet The Cast

The Creative Team

Directed by Thomas de Mallet Burgess

Pianist David Kelly