Sydney Chamber Opera produced and commissioned Elliott Gyger’s first opera, Fly Away Peter, which we performed in 2015. It was almost immediately after that, I asked Elliott “what’s the next opera you want to write?”

Oscar and Lucinda Oscar and Lucinda. Photo © Image © Samuel Hodge

He took a while to think, but I talked to him again in 2016 and he said he couldn’t shake the idea of making an opera out...

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