I am very excited to announce that Speechless is going to be premiered at the Perth Festival in February and March 2019!
With lead vocalists Karina Utomo (pictured), amazing Iranian/jazz singer Tara Tiba (WA) and two voices from the original workshop - Judith Dodsworth (VIC) and Sage Pbbbt - the performance will take part at the Sunset Precinct in Dalkeith, WA, overlooking the Swan River.
Produced by Tura New music, with great lighting/scenography by House of Vnholy and directed by me with asssitance of long time friend and artistic collaborator Rakini Devi it will be very special.
Tickets on sale now at the Perth Festival.
For the more academic of you, There is a paper about the work being presented at the Musicological Society of Australia conference in Perth this December, by UWA student Kate Milligan. The schedule oft he conference is here
This is a blog that follows the development of Speechless, an experimental wordless noise opera by Cat Hope.