Serbian composer Jug Marković faced the perennial bind for composers; he could hear his latest piece incidAnces in his head but couldn’t finish the work for a small ensemble without hearing and seeing a live performance. Ideally, of course he would have like to work in collaboration with the musicians to push development as far as possible. Continue reading
The body of a young woman was found drowned in the Seine in the late 1880s. She has never been identified, hence her name L’Inconnue de la Seine (the unknown of the Seine).
Her face was considered so beautiful that the pathologist at the Paris morgue took a death mask. Copies and images of the mask adorned many french homes throughout the 20th century. French playwright and librettist Sabryna Pierre has teamed up with Belgian composer Frederik Neyrinck to create an opera using this story as their starting point. Continue reading
We’ve recently has the pleasure and privilege of producing three short films featuring young opera makers and their mentors as they collaborate to learn, develop and perform at this world class facility on the Suffolk coast.