Sat 1 Aug 2009



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Hotfoot from his worldwide mission (Sydney Opera House/Carnegie Hall) to spread operatic joy and pain, Richard Thomas (Jerry Springer The Opera/ BBC Kombat Operas ) is released for one night only from his gimp box to plumb the shallows of his cavernous X-rated song cycle, “1001 Songs About Anything”. Glad to oblige, ready to annoy.




Music and Words: Richard Thomas

Consort Spinnet: Richard Thomas

Wailing: Loré Lixenberg

Howling: Adey Grummet

Loré Lixenberg’s rich experience of music theatre includes performing the lead role in Bent Sørensen’s opera ‘Under Himlen’ at the

Royal Opera House in Copenhagen and many projects with Théâtre de Complicité. She has also performed at numerous festivals throughout Europe and as soloist with many distinguished orchestras and ensembles. She has featured in television programmes including the Channel 4 documentary ‘What made Mozart tick’ and most recently ‘Kombat Opera Presents…’ on BBC2. Loré Lixenberg sang the main female operatic role in Richard Thomas’ award-winning ‘Jerry Springer – The Opera’ at the Edinburgh Festival, the National Theatre and in London’s West End, as well as on the subsequently released CD.