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There's a Sea in My Bedroom

Digital Season | Recorded in the Joan Sutherland Theatre

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David is frightened of the sea. He does not like it at all, not one bit. But one day he finds a conch shell at the beach and takes it home – and he hears the sea trapped inside. 

'Come out, sea, come out,' he says softly. 'I won't hurt you.’

Sydney Opera House and the Australian Chamber Orchestra proudly present this beautifully reimagined story by award-winning author Margaret Wild.

Weaving captivating storytelling with an original score performed by musicians from the Australian Chamber Orchestra, There’s a Sea in My Bedroom is an immersive introduction to live music, capturing the magic of a child's fantasy world.  

Presented by Sydney Opera House and the Australian Chamber Orchestra


Based on the book by Margaret Wild & Jane Tanner, published by Penguin Australia
Adapted & Directed by Tim McGarry
Music by Paul Stanhope
Performed by Jack Richardson and musicians from the Australian Chamber Orchestra 


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