Live Performance of Creative Work

Buckley, an Australian Opera based on Local History. Composed by Antony Ransome

Joseph Lallo

Buckley | Published : 2019


A world-premiere opera by local composer Antony Ransome and conducted by Joseph Lallo. The opera tells the story of William Buckley – and the short-lived convict settlement on the beautiful but unforgiving southern Mornington Peninsula – retold according to historical texts (Richard Cotter, libretto) for and with the local community, using a top professional baritone Michael Lampard, and other professional performers Sarah Prestwidge, Hew Wagner, Steven Gallop, Lucas de Jong, Jerry Kozlowski, Stephhan Carolane, and Alexandra Oke.