Michael Waldron - Conductor added by operalondon on 21 May 2011 tag | report
Michael graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge in 2010, having spent four years as Organ Scholar under the direction of Stephen Layton. During his time there he was involved with the Choir's numerous international tours, concerts and recordings, including a month-long tour across Australia in September 2010.
GO Traviata - OPERA - VERDI - HACKNEY- Eventbrite added by llo on 2 May 2011 tag | report
Tickets GO OPERA PRESENTS... GO TRAVIATA by Giuseppe Verdi (sung in Italian, with translation) Bringing the glamour of 19th Century Paris to the heart of East London, this bitesize version of Verdi's celebrated work takes Grand Opera to places it never thought it would go... Lasting no longer than 85 minutes, Go Traviata aims to delight and surprise you all - opera cynics and opera lovers alike. Showcasing some of the finest, young talent in the opera world, GO TRAVIATA will be a cultural event not to be missed! Telling the age-old story of doomed love between Violetta, famed courtesan and Alfredo, well-to-do gentleman, and set amidst high society Paris, where decadence and debauchery reigned, Traviata evokes bothe extreme pleasure and crushing sadness. Production Director: Rosie Parker Musical Director: Michael Waldron Set Designer: Toby O'Connor Costume Designer: Bart Cariss Creative Producers: Dominic Kraemer, Elly Condron LOCATION: Undisclosed
Go Opera added by llo on 2 May 2011 tag | report
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