Opiume

Past Productions & Events

A Singapore Arts Festival and Hong Kong New Visions Festival 2004 Co-commission

The Opium Wars are a backdrop for this modern chamber opera. Western opera singers and a western string quartet join three classical Chinese musicians.

Colonialism, drugs, smuggling, addiction, exoticism and eroticism: an intoxicating brew of emotive music and digital imagery.

First produced in Singapore in 2004.
The Checkpoint Theatre production toured Hong Kong in 2004.