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Carmen Disruption, Almeida Theatre

Carmen Disruption had me at the bull.

Entering the once again reconfigured Almeida auditorium, those of us with seats in the stalls are directed through dingy backstage corridors, emerging onto a rubble-strewn stage. 998 more words


Consommé Bizet

Welcome back after the break. We’re back in France, most likely Paris. Today, Bizet is one of the most iconic of French composers, known most of all for his opera Carmen. 966 more words


Preview Thoughts - Carmen Disruption at the Almeida Theatre

On the announcement of the Spring season at the Almeida Theatre, I was thrilled to see the addition of the latest offering by playwright Simon Stephens (whose recent plays Birdland and Seawall I greatly enjoyed) and Saturday night saw me back at the Islington venue for the second preview of Carmen Disruption. 823 more words


Carmen at the National Theatre in Prague

Libretto: Henri Meilhac, Ludovic Halévy
Conductor: Tomáš Brauner
Stage director: Zdeněk Troška
Sets: Milan Ferenčík
Costumes: Josef Jelínek
Chorus master… 372 more words


Agnus Dei (Georges Bizet)

Talk of recycling or repurposing often includes tires, newspapers, pallets, books (shudder!), cooking oil and plastic bottles.  What does that have to do with music?  Of all man-made things, music is surely towards the top of the list of things that have been… 243 more words

Music In Worship

Poster for our opera choruses concert, April 18th

Here’s our rather splendiferous poster for our forthcoming spring concert, A Night At the Opera, on April 18th. Tickets now available from Compact Music and Sudbury Tourist Information Office.