World-first opera project comes to Mackay

Opera Queensland today announced Mackay would be one of eight regional communities involved in a world-first project
that will give nearly 400 everyday people the opportunity to perform in the chorus of a brand new production of La
‘Project Puccini’ is a hugely ambitious $2 million initiative, which will train 48 Queenslanders in each participating region to sing and act alongside OperaQ's principal artists and Queensland Symphony Orchestra musicians in a professionally staged opera.