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Openings Summer 2016

Over the summer season Wyn Davies will be conducting two operas for the New Zealand Opera company, The Magic Flute, opening May 28th and La Traviata, from 14th July. In the UK, The Philharmonia Orchestra opens an exploration of Stravinsky’s Journeys at the Royal Festival Hall on May 26th, directed by Irina Brown. Bill Dudley is designing a new production of Ross,…

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Openings Spring 2016

Hilary Davan Wetton will be conducting in the spring for the Last Night of the Spring Proms at the Royal Festival Hall on April 2nd. At the Royal Opera House on Thursday 7th April a new production of Lucia Di Lammermoor opens at the Royal Opera House, with lighting by Jon Clark. Later in the spring Kenneth…

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Kiss Me Kate opening tonight in Paris

“What happens when an idea to adapt a Shakespeare play into a musical turns out to be a bit more complicated than one thought? A famous director hires his ex-wife, with a strong personality, for the lead role in The Taming of the Shrew. There follows a series of romantic…

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Openings to start 2016

A new production of Kiss Me Kate will be opening at Theatre du Châtelet, Paris, on 3 February, directed by Lee Blakeley, costumes designed by Brigitte Reiffenstuel, sets by Charles Edwards and lighting designed by Emma Chapman. Back here in the UK a production of L’Etoile, lit by Jon Clarkpremieres 1 February at the Royal Opera House. Over at…

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“Irresistible visceral power” Andrea Chénier opens to rave reviews

Andrea Chénier, directed by Annabel Arden with set and costumes designed by Joanna Parker, has opened to glowing reviews, being described as “a thrilling evening that richly deserved its enthusiastic reception” by The Telegraph. Giving the production 5 stars, they note that “Andrea Chénier exerts irresistible visceral power” and that “Arden focuses on the violence…

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The Song in a Dramatic Situation: A Workshop with Annabel Arden

The Song in a Dramatic Situation Workshop with Annabel Arden London. Monday 28th September – Friday 2nd October 2015 The workshops will run each day 10.00-15.00 Course Fee: £250.00 This workshop is for performers in all forms of theatre and opera, aimed at anyone who is interested in how to use music…

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