OA on the road- a snapshot of 2018-2019 National Tour of Madama Butterfly.
Throughout the company’s history Opera Australia has committed to taking their productions far and wide. Since 1996 OA has toured to 120 different locations across metropolitan and regional Australia.
To sense the magic of opera in the outback, OA have put together a Short (1:20sec) beautiful video produced by the Leading Partner of Opera Australia’s National Tour, QBE. Take a look and you’ll appreciate the logistical challenges and why the tour is so important to communities across the nation.
QBE shares OA's dedication to making great opera accessible to all Australians, and ware celebrated for the visionary contribution they make to the arts in Australia.
It takes many supporters to get the show on the road. Madama Butterfly is supported by the Australia Council for the Arts, the Australian Government’s arts funding and advisory body via Playing Australia, by Create NSW, the NSW Government’s agency for arts, screen and culture and the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria. Invaluable support is provided by The Opera Conference, the national partnership of professional opera companies.