The Seven Sopranos played the Dalby Civic Theatre on Thursday night to an appreciative audience. Photo Elouise Quinlivan / Dalby Herald
The Seven Sopranos played the Dalby Civic Theatre on Thursday night to an appreciative audience. Photo Elouise Quinlivan / Dalby Herald Elouise Quinlivan

Seven Sopranos sing up a storm in Dalby

THE lights were turned down as the audience at the Dalby Civic Theatre used only their hearing to capture the range of operatic voices from the Seven Sopranos.

This was one of the many techniques used by the performers to engage the audience during the fun and lively show.

The singers used the power of their voices to fill the theatre without the need for microphones.

All of the women are under 35, with the majority hailing from Queensland.

Creative director Tarita Botsman said the acoustic show made it feel to the audience "like you're reading off someone's soul" when you hear their voice.

"Every piece was from something people would know," she said.

Classic songs from operas included Verdi's La Traviata, Bizet's Carmen, Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro, Puccini's La Boheme and Charles Gounod's Romeo and Juliet.

The show as part of a two week tour was well received by the Dalby audience.

Ms Botsman said the tour was had included a few hiccups. Four suitcases fell out of the tour van in Brisbane.

"It was quite a hair- raising first day on tour."


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