John Bell, actor
Simon Tedeschi, piano

There came so loud a calling of the sea… Alfred, Lord Tennyson

To realise the tragedy of Enoch Arden, it takes two of the country’s leading theatrical and classical forces combined. A National Living Treasure and renowned Bell Shakespeare founder, John Bell AO commands any stage. And Simon Tedeschi, as the hands of David Helfgott in film triumph Shine and a concert pianist to numerous world leaders, is a musician firmly of our time.

Ride a raft of emotion as Bell brings the narrative poem by English Poet Laureate Alfred, Lord Tennyson to life, and Tedeschi amplifies the romanticism of the score by Richard Strauss.

Surrender to this enthrallingly intense tale of a ship’s captain lost at sea and returning to a reality that has evolved without him. Then re-enter the evening in the glow of a great story, truly heard.


Richard Strauss Enoch Arden Op. 38

Download a copy of Alfred, Lord Tennyson's poem Enoch Arden here.

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    This performance is presented in Concert Hall Reverse Mode with the audience seated in close proximity to the performers on the Concert Hall stage. Instead of performing to the main auditorium, the artists face the choir balconies and choir retractable seats. This seating arrangement is known as reverse mode and creates an intimate and relaxed atmosphere.

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