Charting a perilous journey through rough seas, shipwreck and heartache, Richard Strauss’ epic melodrama collides with the sweeping poetry of Alfred Tennyson to tell the story of Enoch Arden, a lost sailor trying to navigate his way home.

Digital premiere MARCH 28
Tickets AUD $20
A private viewing link will be sent to ticket holders 24 hours prior to the event.
Matthew Connell   Narrator
Alex Raineri Piano
Jak Scanlon Video Composition
Thomas Kunz Sound Technician
Chelsea Neate Graphic Design 
Samara Barr Producer
Kurtis Lowden Editor
Enoch Arden, Op. 38



Simultaneously  performed from the Alex Theatre in Melbourne and the Brisbane Music Festival Studio in Brisbane, this cross border/ cross disciplinary show offers a unique and experimental take on the Strauss/Tennyson classic.
The performance will be edited together with an original Victorian Theatre Company film made by Jak Scanlon - connecting German Romanticism and British poetry with an Australian outback landscape.
This collaboration between Brisbane Music Festival and Victorian Theatre Company focuses on storytelling and imagination.
Enoch Arden brings together live music, breathtaking poetry and experimental film in a world first of its kind.
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