Cancelled: Pecan Summer

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Concert Cancellation Notification

We regret to advise Pecan Summer on Friday 30 & Saturday 31 October has been cancelled.

Melbourne Recital Centre cares deeply about the health and safety of its audiences, artists and staff. We acknowledge that the suspension of normal operations in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a difficult but essential action for the health of the Victorian public. We are committed to supporting our staff during this time and difficult circumstances. We thank our community for its support during this challenging time.

All ticket holders are entitled to a full refund via their original point of purchase. We are currently in the process of arranging refunds.

If you have any questions or concerns about this concert cancellation please contact our Ticketing Services team at

Event details

In 2010 Pecan Summer made Australian theatre history, bringing together an Indigenous cast to perform Australia’s first Aboriginal opera.

Join Short Black Opera at Melbourne Recital Centre for the 10th anniversary celebration of Deborah Cheetham’s Pecan Summer. An opera for the 21st century, a contemporary opera for Indigenous Australians, a story for all Australians.

Short Black Opera Company — championing Indigenous leadership for Indigenous projects since 2009

Presented by Short Black Opera