Love Opera showcases Brisbane's world-class Lisa Gasteen National Opera Program (LGNOP) as it prepares a production of Carmen with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra. Nestled inside Griffith University at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music, the Lisa Gasteen National Opera Program was established by renowned Australian soprano Lisa Gasteen AO whose singular qualities as an opera singer have taken her from The Met to Covent Garden and all across Europe. The documentary, directed by Liselle Mei, includes extensive interviews with Lisa Gasteen; art historian and co-founder of the LGNOP, Nancy Underhill, and internationally acclaimed conductors, Alondra de la Parra, Simone Young AM, and Giovanni Reggioli. Opera singers featured include Bulgarian mezzo-soprano Vesselina Kasarova, Italian-Brazilian tenor, Thiago Arancam, Paull-Anthony Keightley, Rachel Pines and Morgan England-Jones.
Director: Liselle Mei
Writer: Liselle Mei
Cast: Lisa Gasteen
2020,Rating: Exempt, 94 mins, Australia