I’m really pleased to be making my Opera Queensland debut with John Adams’ opera A Flowering Tree. I performed one of John’s other big works, The Gospel According to the Other Mary, which I love, and this piece is his big operatic work before Other Mary.

Natalie Murray Beale, A Flowering Tree, John Adams Natalie Murray Beale. Photo © Benjamin Ealovega

It’s a ravishing score. It has a really different flavour to Nixon in...

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