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