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Sister - Work in Progress. Pinter Studio, Queen Mary. 12 December 2015.

Born Mad: interview with director Rebecca Hanbury

Fringe Opera talks to Rebecca Hanbury, director of cutting-edge theatre company Born Mad, about the world première of her upcoming show, Sister. How did you put together the script for Sister? We set out to…

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Review: Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci, Hampstead Garden Opera ****

Since 2001, the small troupe of committed artists that make up Hampstead Garden Opera have staged their pint-sized productions in a tiny pub theatre in North London. This year, however, they’ve graduated…

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Review: Mozart and Salieri, Time Zone Theatre *****

At the intimate Phoenix Artist Club in Soho, the audience is milling around, buying drinks, waiting for the lunchtime opera to start. But in fact it already has, unnoticed; a brooding…

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Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci, Hampstead Garden Opera

13 – 22 MAY 2016 Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana and Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci are, more often than not, performed together in a double bill of passion and revenge, know affectionately as Cav and…

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Primrose Hill Opera Cabaret

5 JUNE 2016 The Opera Cabaret Company’s seasonal affair is reminiscent of a mini Glyndebourne – bring a picnic, bring your friends, sit at a candlelit table and bask in a…

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Mozart & Salieri, Time Zone Theatre

20 – 23 APRIL 2016 “Villainy and genius can never be compatible.” This immersive opera follows the apocryphal legend that Antonio Salieri poisoned Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart out of jealousy over…

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Review: Anna Bolena, Hashtag Opera Co. ****

An historical opera paired with a modern way of sourcing musicians and singers. The Hashtag Opera Company operates solely through social media, thus pushing the art form to expand within the ever-growing online…

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