Ruth Leon recommends…

Ruth Leon recommends…

Ruth Leon recommends

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July 26, 2022

The Selfish Giant – Victorian Opera

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Oscar Wilde’s charming short story, The Selfish Giant, has enchanted young readers since it was first published in 1888.
After a cantankerous Giant banishes children from playing in his garden, he experiences the chill of perpetual Winter. When children sneakily return, so does the beauty and joyfulness of Spring, teaching the Giant to open his heart generously in order to enjoy life’s riches.

Premiered in 2019, this Australian Green Room Award-winning operatic adaptation comes from the creative genius of two of Victorian Opera’s former Developing Artists: composer Simon Bruckard and librettist Emma Muir-Smith

Following its sold-out debut season in 2019, The Selfish Giant returns to the stage with its wit and playfully eclectic musical style.

Watch Victorian Opera performances on demand by purchasing Digital Access.

The Selfish Giant is available on demand from May 28 for six months. Watch when you want and as many times as you like. A$30

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