20 & 21 May 2016 | Britten Theatre, Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BS
Tête à Tête is delighted to be working once again with the Royal College of Music on a series of six short operas created by RCM composers and performed by RCM singers.
Inspired by Dostoevsky, each opera packs a punch in just fifteen minutes. Directed by Bill Bankes-Jones, conducted by Lionel Friend, designed by Sarah Booth. Lionel Friend: Conductor Bill Bankes-Jones: Director Sarah Booth: Designer Ralph Stokeld: Lighting Following the success of Great Expectations in 2012 and Hogarth’s Stages in 2014, don’t miss this opportunity to hear a series of six brand-new mini operas created by RCM composers and performed by outstanding RCM singers.
Inspired by Crime and Punishment, marking 150 years since the publication of Dostoyevsky’s great novel, each opera packs a punch in just fifteen minutes.
Lionel Friend: Conductor
Bill Bankes-Jones: Director
Sarah Booth: Designer
Ralph Stokeld: Lighting
Benjamien Lycke (music) / Mien Bogaert (words) Stream of Consciousness, Sea of Blood
As he makes the most difficult decision of his life, the President looks to Dostoevsky for inspiration.
Kenichi Ikuno Sekiguchi (music and words) 76 Days
The gripping story of a real-life kidnapping
Alex Paxton (music and words) Bel and the Dragon
A vivid retelling of an extraordinary story from the Apocrypha
Algirdas Kraunaitis (music) / Grace Lee-Khoo (words) The Two Sisters
The quirkily gruesome Scottish folk-tale retold
Amy Bryce (music) / Roland Bryce (words) Der Eisenhut
A tale of revenge in post-war Germany
Sam Hall (music) / Darren Rapier (words) Killer Graphics
Reality is blurred between video games and real life.