I’m so excited about this new project with composer Catherine Kontz. It’s been brewing for a few years, and we are extra-pleased to be funded by the PRSF Women Make Music award, and supported by Tête à Tête – launching as part of their Opera Festival 2018. The project is an audio dream guiding you along…
Here’s a new project I’ve been slowly growing for the last few months. It’s a gig/theatre/text/music/installation mash-up about the Arctic, involving a theatre designer who is also a fine artist and musician, a choreographer who is also a performer, a musician who’s also a writer, another musician who’s also a superhero, and me. We’re sailing into…
Opera performance and a blog..
It’s been a busy August with our second development stage of The Observatory (previously A Quiet Life) – my new multi-sensory opera for people who can hear and people who can’t. This time round the focus was one completing Stephen Bentley-Klein’s score, and allowing choreographer Mark Smith more time to develop the sign language element of…
Julius Caesar at the Donmar Warehouse
I’m not a reviewer, but I felt compelled to record my response to a recent theatre experience. On going to see Julius Caesar at the Donmar Warehouse this week, I felt a strange mixture of excitement and dread. This play means more than the sum of its parts – as Clare Booth Luce pointed out…
A Quiet Life on TV
My new, multi-sensory opera A Quiet Life was recently featured on BBC 2’s programme, See Hear. Watch it now on iPlayer: See Hear, Wednesday October 3rd
At Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival
It’s been all go for the last couple of months as I’ve been writing and producing a new work with composer Stephen Bentley Klein and a host of amazing and surprising people. We performed two work-in-progress shows at Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival over the weekend. You can see the result here as well as…
A Quiet Life
I’m working on a new kind of opera. Go here to find out more about it. A multi-sensory work exploring ways of hearing, A Quiet Life will be performed as part of Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival, August 11th & 12th. Go here for info and tickets. Enjoy!