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Cloud Song

Cloudland, Fortitude Valley

One of the best gigs I have been to was Opera Queensland’s Cloud Song…it was basically a raging cocktail party interspersed with bursts of opera. PHIL BROWN, COURIER MAIL

A BRAND NEW Cloud Song is coming!

If you were one of nearly 600 people who experienced the first sell-out Cloud Song, then you’ll LOVE what we’re plotting for Cloud Song 2.

Back by popular demand, we’re taking over Cloudland once more to bring you a new program, new performers and new mind-blowing experiences curated by OperaQ Artistic Director Lindy Hume.

Bring your friends to enjoy a spectacular new line up of unconventional pop-up performances, gourmet food and beverages amidst the awe-inspiring interiors of Cloudland.

This is the event for divas, arias and A-listers. Sundays are for socialising – everything else can wait.


Sunday 30 August 4.00pm – 7.00pm | Cloudland, Fortitude Valley



Brindisi (Drinking Song) from La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi

“La donna è mobile” from Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi

Mattinata by Ruggiero Leoncavallo

Torna a Surriento by Ernesto de Curtis

La danza by Gioacchino Rossini

Funiculì, funiculà by Luigi Denza

Virgilio Marino, Jason Barry-Smith, Sean Andrews


Rosina’s aria “Una voce poco fa” from The Barber of Seville by Gioacchino Rossini
Monique Latemore

Figaro’s aria “Largo al factotum” from The Barber of Seville by Gioacchino Rossini
Jason Barry-Smith

Marguerite’s Jewel Song from Faust by Charles Gounod
Katie Stenzel


Nemorino’s aria “Una furtiva lagrima” from The Elixir of Love by Gaetano Donizetti
Virgilio Marino

Bist du bei mir by J S Bach
Monique Latemore, Ellena Papas, Ben Madden


The Tale of Kleinzach from The Tales of Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach
Jason Barry-Smith, Sean Andrews

The Diamond Aria from The Tales of Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach
Sam Hartley

The Doll’s Song from The Tales of Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach
Katie Stenzel, Ellena Papas

Sextet from Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti
Virgilio Marino, Jason Barry-Smith, Sam Hartley, Sean Andrews, Katie Stenzel, Monique Latemore


Duet “Sound the Trumpet” from Come, Ye Sons of Art by Henry Purcell
Monique Latemore, Katie Stenzel, Ellena Papas, Ben Madden

Duet “Suoni la tromba” from I Puritani by Vincenzo Bellini
Sam Hartley, Jason Barry-Smith, Ben Madden

Calaf’s aria “Nessun dorma” from Turandot by Giacomo Puccini
Virgilio Marino & full cast

SUNDAY 30 AUGUST 4.00 – 7.00PM

Tickets: $120*
*$6.20 transaction fee applies.

Drinks and light canapés are included in the ticket price.
Please note that this is a stand-up cocktail style event.
No reserved seating, doors open at 4.00pm.