Prepared to be surprised, delighted, and entertained… expect the unexpected!

 

An ever popular feature, Tte ˆ Tte developed, rehearsed and performed brand new super short operas – Pop Up Operas – free fringe events for all to enjoy in the public spaces of King’s Cross throughout the period of the 2014 Festival (24th July-10th August 2014). We commissioned four works from composers, playwrights, authors and musicians all performed by Tête à Tête.

 

 

Precipitation

 

Music: Helen Chadwick

Words: Carl Miller

After her wonderful Feathered Friend we are thrilled to welcome Helen back,now popping Up with writer Carl Miller.

 

 

Clockwork

 

Music: Lucie Treacher

Words: Joanne Harris

A man, dissatisfied with his wife, decides to build the perfect woman…

Read Joanne Harris about writing Clockwork

Joanne Harris: Pieces of me on Sinfini

 

 

 

Will You Fall?

 

Music: Na’ama Zisser

Words: Stella Duffy

A man and a woman – love, loss, despair, hope. And the possibility of flying, the possibility of more.

 

 

Cakehead

 

Music and Words: Errollyn Wallen

She can’t get enough

He pays no attention

He craves authority

Sugar is her companion

His head is buried in sand

She is buried in battenberg

Stuck together, glacŽ fruits drool in a turban tomb

Cakehead

 

Director: Bill Bankes-Jones


Designer: Sarah Booth


Music Director: James Young


Soprano: Katie Grosset


Baritone: Daniel Broad


Violin: Leslie Boulin


Cello: Corentin Chassard