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Phoenix Collective Concert #3 – Freedom & Equality

The third concert in the Phoenix Collective concert series is set to feature the Phoenix Quartet. This instalment of the series will be a concert of identity, balance, and harmony. Presenting the string quartets of cutting-edge American composer, Jennifer Higdon, alongside masters Haydn, Shostakovich and Tchaikovsky. The Phoenix Quartet is a premier string quartet comprising […]

The Nose

All the cast members, including, Alexander “The Nose” Lewis, wear loosely fitted, prosthetic noses in Barrie Kosky’s production of Shostakovich’s first opera, written when he was just 20 years old. Lewis claims the prostheses “don’t impact our singing at all. In this particularly surreal and fantastical version I sing all the stuff that was written […]