With Bampton Classical Opera’s new production of Nicolò Isouard’s Cinderella showing at St John Smith Square this Tuesday evening (September 18), its Co-Artistic Director Jeremy Gray sheds some light on his experience at Bampton, the company’s future projects and staging Isouard’s opera.
Jennifer Marsden, the creator of Knights of the Rose, is a qualified barrister, yet she has always been interested in theatre. She began writing Knights of the Rose over eight years ago. Here she shares her love for poetry, verse, rock music and, most of all, theatre.
French pianist, Jean-Paul Gasparian studied at the Paris Conservatoire before finishing his performance diploma at the Royal College of Music in London. When he was 18, he participated in the Verbier Academy, and ever since he has performed with orchestras across Europe including France, Serbia, Montenegro, and Germany. In August 2017, he made his solo recital debut and released a debut album featuring Rachmaninoff Etudes, Scriabin, and Prokofiev. Here, Gasparian discusses his relationship with the ‘Russian School’ and the ‘French tradition’ of classical music, and the key influences behind his new album.
Artistic Director of Boundless, Rob Drummer, reimagines Judy Upton’s play, Confidence and sets it in 2018, focusing on the legacy of youth culture in the 90s. With the production now showing at the Southwark Playhouse, Rob discusses Boundless Theatre’s aims to encourage more younger people to see and participate in theatre, and shares advice in succeeding in the theatre industry by ‘looking outside’ for ‘creative nourishment’.
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Here it is! #Interview with @BeccaAMarriott Opera singer & Performer. She shall be singing the role of Violetta from (27 September to 27 October, 2018) @KingsHeadThtr. Becca expresses the inspiration behind the new contemporary production of #LaTraviataKHT trendfem.com/2018/09/q-a-be…