The Flowering Desert

The ThinkTank Planetarium
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Wednesday 18 May (19:00) - Friday 20 May 2022 (20:45)

The Flowering Desert is a planetarium opera, inspired by the experience of the astrophysicist Dr. Amaury Triaud in the discovery of the TRAPPIST-1 solar system.

We follow the thoughts of an astrophysicist who explores the border between fact and imagination. It is a surround sound immersive experience, with a tailor made music of the spheres, which puts the audience inside the mind of a scientist and the TRAPPIST-1 solar system. With live performers, stunning projections and celestial music this will be a beautiful night with the stars.


Produced by Infinite Opera

Music by Daniel Blanco Albert

Libretto by Roxanne Korda

Projections by Leon Trimble

Movement Direction and Costumes by Alex Kaniewski

Design by Amy Bradley, Niambi Robinson and Yuan Wang

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