Elliott Gyger’s opera Fly Away Peter: An “almost-there” production?

Fly Away Peter, Sydney Chamber Orchestra, Carriageworks, 2015. Photo by Zan Wimberley.
Fly Away Peter, Sydney Chamber Orchestra, Carriageworks, 2015. Photo by Zan Wimberley.

Keith Gallasch has reviewed Elliott Gyger’s new opera based on David Malouf’s novel Fly Away Peter for RealTime. Gallasch provides an insightful comparison of the opera with the original novel, arguing that the work deserves to be remounted despite its faults. Let’s hope someone picks it up soon…

Read Alistair Noble’s review for Partial Durations here.

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