Musica Viva Australia
"The most exciting British tenor to emerge for decades."
– The Sunday Times
In 1827 Franz Schubert composed an emotionally charged song cycle. Setting poems of the German writer Wilhelm Müller, Schubert created an emotional journey of a man trekking across frozen rivers and snowy landscapes, lamenting his lost love. It is indeed a winter’s journey (Winterreise), full of images and metaphors of love, loss, nationhood.
A Winter’s Journey is a new staging by Musica Viva Australia of Schubert’s iconic songs, bringing a very different winter into focus, set against a backdrop of Australian painter Fred Willliams’ vivid landscapes.
Acclaimed stage director Lindy Hume is our cartographer, mapping the terrain of heart and country for the gripping stage charisma of English tenor Allan Clayton and sensitive musicianship of Australian pianist Kate Golla. Videographer Dave Bergman provides the backdrop, bringing to life 24 Williams paintings that match and contradict Müller’s poems and Schubert’s musical imagination, all in gorgeous larger-than-life imagery.
This powerful artistic combination sets the perfect conditions to experience Schubert’s immortal masterpiece – songs of love and loss that still speak to us vividly, in this far distant time and place.
Due to the national tour for a 'Winter's Journey' beginning in Perth, this will be a world premiere viewing.
ALLAN CLAYTON MBE Tenor
KATE GOLLA Piano
LINDY HUME AM Director
DAVID BERGMAN Videographer
SCHUBERT Winterreise, D911 (1827)
*Times are approximate and subject to change at any time.
ADDITIONAL TICKETING INFO
$40 FOR UNDER 40s
Under 40 tickets are $40 for anyone under 40 years of age. A valid proof of ID must be presented at time of booking and may be requested on the night.
$15 STUDENT TICKETS
$15 Student tickets are available for full-time students, and may be booked in advance and at the door for all MVA concerts.
Valid ID card must be presented upon purchase to receive the discount and carried on the night.
4 x FAMILY TICKETS FOR $100 ONLY!
$25 Family tickets are available as a package of 4.
It can be 2 Adults and 2 Children or 1 Adult and 3 Children – any reserve.
Means-tested Australian pensioners (Ages, Disability, Veteran's Affairs and Supporting Parent) and Health Care card holders are eligible to receive Musica Viva's Concession prices.
10% discount applies to the subscribers of the following:
- Musica Viva Australia
- West Australian Symphony Orchestra
- Black Swan State Theatre Company
- WA Opera
- WA Ballet
- St Georges Cathedral Concert Series
Please call Box Office on 9231 9999 or visit us in person to take advantage of this special offer. ID must be presented when collecting tickets.
Mobile tickets will be emailed shortly after the order confirmation.
FOOD & BEVERAGES
A Grab & Go menu will be made available closer to the event.
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