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There’s a Sea in My Bedroom

An immersive introduction to live music, capturing the magic of a child's fantasy world.  

In the Utzon Room

There's a Sea in My Bedroom
14 May 2019 - 21 May 2019
Schools performances of There's a Sea in My Bedroom are available.

Based on the classic picture book by Margaret Wild, illustrated by Jane Tanner 

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 the world premiere of this beautifully reimagined story by award-winning author Margaret Wild.

Weaving together captivating storytelling with a newly composed score performed by ACO Collective, 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

Script & Direction by Tim McGarry
Music by Paul Stanhope
Performed by ACO Collective 
Based on the book by Margaret Wild & Jane Tanner published by Penguin Australia

Accessible Performances

Sydney Opera House offers inclusive performances for people of all ages and abilities. Find out more about accessibility at Sydney Opera House

Sing & Play Performances
Friday, 17 May performance at 10.30am, followed directly by a 45 minute Sing & Play music therapy session at the end of the performance.
Presented in partnership with Lifestart for young children with a disability and their families.

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