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The Perfect Present

Posted by on 18 June 2012 | 0 Comments

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Rehearsals for The Marriage of Figaro are now underway, and as Mozart’s beautiful music fills Horti Hall with sounds of marital bliss, we thought it was a good time to ask members of the cast what wedding present they would give Figaro and Susanna to celebrate their upcoming nuptials.

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Boys in the Hood

Posted by on 8 June 2012 | 0 Comments

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Carlos Barcenas Jeremy Kleeman Timothy Reynolds

Yes we know. Boys in the Hood but only one boy in a hood. We did ask him to lend his hoodie to the others, but he jumped over the wall and ran away before this was possible.

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Discover 13th Century Turkish music

Posted by Rachel Atkinson on 16 April 2012 | 0 Comments

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© Nefes Ensemble

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Mastering the Music - Jeremy Kleeman

Posted by on 2 April 2012 | 0 Comments

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Jeremy Kleeman (Don Magnifico) in Victorian Opera's production 'La Cenerentola'

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Revisiting Cinderella

Posted by on 29 March 2012 | 0 Comments

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Kirilie Blythman, Daniel Todd, Timothy Reynolds, James Payne, Olivia Cranwell, Carlos Enrique Barcentas, Christine Heald in Victorian Opera's 'La Cenerentola' © Morganna Magee

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Roxane and Baba

Posted by Sian Ellett on 21 March 2012 | 0 Comments

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Roxane Hislop as Baba the Turk in The Rake's Progress
Roxane Hislop as Baba the Turk in The Rake's Progress

“Baba the Turk is a cross between Lady Gaga and a circus act,” Roxane Hislop says of her character in The Rake’s Progress. She is the consummate diva and star with her own adoring public.

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Mother Goose removes her feathers

Posted by Sian Ellett on 20 March 2012 | 0 Comments

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Jonathan Bode as Mother Goose in The Rake's Progress

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The Rake progresses!

Posted by Sian Ellett on 19 March 2012 | 2 Comments

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Roxane Hislop and Andrew Collis in The Rake's Progress 2012
Roxane Hislop and Andrew Collis in The Rake's Progress.

The bearded lady and the devil (yes, you read correctly), otherwise known as Baba the Turk played by Roxane Hislop and Nick Shadow played by Andrew Collis, surprised and delighted us all at the opening night of The Rake's Progress on Saturday 17th March.

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Devilish delights

Posted by Sian Ellett on 16 March 2012 | 0 Comments

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Andrew Collis playing Nick Shadow in The Rake's Progress 2012
Andrew Collis playing Nick Shadow in The Rake's Progress 2012

"Tom is like a young AFL star who has gone off the rails," Andrew Collis says whilst sitting in his dressing room.  "He's susceptible to Nick's treachery."Andrew describes Nick Shadow, devil incarnate, as having an easy job of turning Tom Rakewell to the dark side. "You just want to give Tom a slap, he's so easy to manipulate, so willing to be degraded."

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