The colourful life and times of Len Lye, the one-of-a-kind artist and film-maker who pursued a philosophy of 'Individual Happiness Now,' is now the subject of a 21st century opera.
It was presented 5th - 8th September 2012
at the Maidment Theatre, Auckland and enjoyed a sell out season and great reviews.
This multi-media production has broad appeal for anyone interested in music, the visual arts, theatre or film, or who is simply curious about the extraordinary life of Len Lye.
LEN LYE the opera's award-winning creative team included:
composer Eve de Castro-Robinson,
writer Roger Horrocks, musical director Uwe Grodd,
stage director Murray Edmond,
designer John Verryt, and
moving images Shirley Horrocks (of Point of View Productions).
The opera will have a cast of top national and international singers and musicians
Sponsored by NICAI (The National Institute of Creative Arts
and Industries) of The University of Auckland.
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