No Friend but the Mountains: A Symphonic Song Cycle
Composer: Luke Styles; Librettist: Behrouz Boochani
MBC will return to the stage again in 2021 when we join the Zelman Symphony in the first performance of this exciting new work. Behrouz Boochani’s No Friend but the Mountains chronicles his journey as an asylum seeker and his forced detention on Manus Island. Written secretly in Farsi in hundreds of text messages, the book shines a light on the brutal system of asylum seeker detention, and has won numbers numerous awards.
Zelman Symphony, Melbourne Bach Choir & bass-baritone Adrian Tamburini will be conducted by Rick Prakhoff
Date: 21 March 2021
Location: Sidney Myer Music Bowl
Bookings through Arts Centre Melbourne on 1300 182 183 or via the link below.