Work-in-progress showing of 1st development of The Invisible Bird, Carriageworks, August, 2018.
Premiere season of complete work (30mins) at Carriageworks, April, 2020.
The Invisible Bird explores the historical invisibility of women in the Western canon, and the devastating effects of colonisation, through the story of the Night Parrot - a native Australian ground-dwelling and ground-nesting bird thought extinct for 100 years…
Music and text by Bree van Reyk
Sydney Chamber Opera
Jane Sheldon - Soprano
Jessica O'Donoghue - Mezzo-Soprano
Mitch Riley - Tenor
Jack Symonds - Artistic Director, Piano
Huw Belling - Conductor