Double Trouble: Five Facts about Henry Purcell and Giacomo Carissimi

Everything you need to know about Purcell and Carissimi.

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‘This Is My Bed’ goes to Luxembourg – Q&A with the cast

This week, I’ve been catching up with the cast and director of this year’s opera for audiences with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). This Is My Bed is being taken to Luxembourg to be performed in the Philharmonie theatre hall. This follows an extremely successful tour of the UK from March 2018 to June 2018 in more than 12 different schools.

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Coincidences and wonderful sessions

So the second opera with Reay is steaming ahead, and turning in interesting directions. There’s something about the story that seems to have caught everyone’s imaginations, and we have had a few days of exceptional creativity (even by Reay’s high standards). The smaller groups from other schools, as well as the wonderful adults, are integrating beautifully, […]

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