Egg London, 200 York Way, London, N7 9AX

Thursday 23 & Friday 24 Jul, 2015

 

The festival takes on a whole new dimension as we move to Egg London for two nights, to present an evening morphing from conventional opera to nightclubbing.

 

 

Boys of Paradise contains Adult Content


One Day This Will Be Long Ago

Opera Breve

 

18:30-18.45; 18:50-19.05; 19:10-19.25; 19:35-19.50; 19:55-20.10

 

Music: Alexander Horowitz

Words: Jenny Knotts

 

Far away, in a forgotten room, we stumble upon a scene already in progress, intensely private, seemingly mundane, yet utterly captivating. It is a scene that will continue long after the audience leaves. An opera inspired by quiet moments. This is how life sounds when you really listen.

 


China Doll – A Neuropera in Four Seasons

Bad Habit Theatre

 

19:00-20.00

 

Music & Words: Jakob Robertson

 

“If your lover birthed a China Doll, would you believe it to be real?”

 

This LET Award Finalist Opera is witty and dark, , with a moving original score and larger than life characters.

Join us as we explore the loves and lives of a small Eastern European village many years ago.

 

 


Rock Tosca

Cavalier

 

20:20-21.20

 

Music: James Schouten and Puccini

Words: Ella Marchment

 

Puccini’s Tosca in a manner you have never seen it before. With an eight-piece rock band this masterpiece has been transformed and transported by James Schouten and Ella Marchment into our modern political and musical climate. Described as ‘wonderful and wacky’ this is the opera of the future.

 


Boys of Paradise

workshOPERA

 

21:40-22.40

 

Music: Vahan Salorian

Words: Dominic Kimberlin

 

Welcome to Paradaezia! The best and most debaucherous of clubs, where all the brightest of boys of paradise come to wile away their nights in pleasure.

 

A trio of friends – Twink, Cub and Fag Hag – discover its dizzying highs.

 

But as Twink is led astray, may he also be about to discover the lows?

 

In this contemporary retelling of the phoenix myth, workshOPERA invite you to join them for a neurotic, erotic, psychotic, immersive operatic experience.

One Day This Will Be Long Ago
 

Music: Alexander Horowitz

Words: Jenny Knotts

 
China Doll – A Neuropera in Four Seasons
 

 

Music & Words: Jakob Robertson

 

Rock Tosca
 

 

Music: James Schouten and Puccini

Words: Ella Marchment

 

Boys of Paradise
 

Music: Vahan Salorian

Words: Dominic Kimberlin