The Leeds-based company has announced Leeds-born sitarist and composer Jasdeep Singh Degun as its new Artist in Residence.
A historically informed production of Handel’s historical opera will take place at the West London-based opera house this month
London’s Royal College of Music Opera Studio is set to stage a new production of Jonathan Dove’s comic opera Flight in June and July.
In our continuing series on who does what in opera, editor Rebecca Armstrong looks at the all-important role of lighting technician.
Opera can seem removed from everyday life – costly, remote and taking place elsewhere. But, says Rebecca Armstrong, there are many outreach programmes that are taking the artform out into the community.
The first-known opera to be composed by a woman, Francesca Caccini’s work tells the story of the knight Ruggiero and his escape from the evil sorceress Alcina.
The north-west London-based company presents a double-bill of two English Baroque operas. Rebecca Armstrong was impressed by this female-led production.
This pared-down, modern-day production of Puccini’s timeless classic packs an enormous emotional punch, says Rebecca Armstrong.
This classic interpretation of Puccini’s tragic tale sticks closely to the opera’s original story to create a work that is both intimate and powerful.