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University of Kent Campus,
Tanglewood. Giles Lane,
|Sun 26 Oct||Nova Music Opera|
|Wed 29 Oct||Canterbury Anifest - Jim Walker talk|
|Thu 30 Oct||Canterbury Anifest: Woolly Vision Productions|
|Sat 1 Nov||Canterbury Anifest: Chibis and Mascots Workshop|
|Sat 1 Nov||Canterbury Anifest: Creating 4-koma (Mini-comics)|
|Sat 1 Nov||Canterbury Anifest: Creating Manga|
|Sat 25 Oct||A November Day at St Mary's Hall Studio Theatre|
|Sat 25 - Sun 26 Oct||Adventure in Acrylics at Petham Village Hall|
|Sat 25 Oct||Atresbandes - Solfatara at Gulbenkian Theatre|
|Sat 25 Oct||Bourgeois & Maurice at Festival Spiegeltent|
|Sat 18 Oct - Sat 1 Nov||Canterbury at Lilford Gallery|
|Sat 18 Oct - Sat 1 Nov||Canterbury at the Brunch at Brunch|
Cecilia McDowall: Airborne
Stephen McNeff: Prometheus Drowned
George Vass (Conductor)
Richard Williams (Director)
Nova Music Opera presents a double-bill of chamber operas by living British composers. United by their common theme of misadventure, Airborne and Prometheus Drowned make perfect performance partners. Airborne - commissioned from Cecilia McDowall with libretto by Andy Rashleigh - is a World War I centenary tribute to the forgotten pilots of the Royal Flying Corps (the precursor of the Royal Air Force).
Prometheus Drowned is a dark exploration of the strange circumstances surrounding the death of Percy Bysshe Shelley at Livorno in 1822. The piece was originally conceived as a ‘Monologue for voice and chamber ensemble’ but the work now has two characters (a singer and an actor) and has been extended and completely re-orchestrated for Nova Music Opera’s new stage production.
This evening's cast are Donna Lennard (soprano), Henry Manning (baritone), Clare McCaldin (mezzo-soprano) and Christopher Good (actor).
There will be a pre-show talk with Cecilia McDowall and Stephen McNeff in conversation with Lauren Redhead (Canterbury Christ Church University) at 6.30pm.
|Sun 26 Oct 2014||19:30|
Booking fees apply*.
(*Booking Fees Apply – By phone & in person: £1 per ticket booking fee. Online: 75p per ticket booking fee. The maximum fee you will be charged when booking by phone or in person is £8. Booking fees are unlimited online.)