24 Mar 2017

Does The Bone Feeder get close to the bone?

From Upbeat, 1:25 pm on 24 March 2017

The New opera The Bone Feeder opened last night to a full house, but was it a success? English, Cantonese and Māori languages intertwine reflecting the story of a young New Zealand Chinese man trying to trace his ancestry. The story, composed by Gareth Farr, is told musically by combining western instruments with traditional Chinese flutes, fiddles and zithers, along with taonga pūoro, a combination that has not been heard previously.

Composer Gareth Farr

Composer Gareth Farr Photo: Supplied