Multi-award winning Australian actress Deborah Mailman (she of the most beautiful smile!) will narrate Hans Christian Andersen's story The Little Mermaid at the Sydney Opera House in May. She will be backed by a chamber orchestra and Israel's Silver-Garburg Piano Duo (pictured) who will perform the orchestral score by composer Lior Navok. The Little Mermaid is the tale of a mermaid who falls in love with a prince. With the help of a sea-witch turns herself into a human so she can be with him, only to be betrayed when he unwittingly falls in love with somebody else. This is a beautiful story of love, tragedy and sacrifice. Recommended for ages 4+.
Date: Saturday 2 to Sunday 3 May 2009; Monday 4 May 2009 (House: Educational)
Duration: 40 minutes
Venue: The Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House, Australia
Cost: $26 (standard); $15 (school groups)
Bookings: Phone +61 2 9250 777; Email – firstname.lastname@example.org