Dear Marie Stopes
Sep
21
4:00 PM16:00

Dear Marie Stopes

Marie Stopes published her controversial sex manual, Married Love, in 1918, revolutionising how the world understood desire, sexuality and sexual health.

A century on, this new chamber opera by Alex Mills explores a fascinating snapshot of society’s sex life using extracts from thousands of emotionally-charged letters Stopes received in response to her book, which feel just as powerful and relevant now as they were 100 years ago.

The opera was first performed at Wellcome Collection museum as part of the Tête à Tête opera festival in 2018. This production brings together the original team with new staging conceived specially for Kings Place.

More information here and tickets here

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Dear Marie Stopes
Sep
21
8:00 PM20:00

Dear Marie Stopes

Marie Stopes published her controversial sex manual, Married Love, in 1918, revolutionising how the world understood desire, sexuality and sexual health.

A century on, this new chamber opera by Alex Mills explores a fascinating snapshot of society’s sex life using extracts from thousands of emotionally-charged letters Stopes received in response to her book, which feel just as powerful and relevant now as they were 100 years ago.

The opera was first performed at Wellcome Collection museum as part of the Tête à Tête opera festival in 2018. This production brings together the original team with new staging conceived specially for Kings Place.

More information here and tickets here

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East West Street
Oct
21
7:30 PM19:30

East West Street

An exploration of the origins of modern justice. Based on international Human Rights lawyer Philippe Sands' multi award-winning book East West Street, this staged reading explores the lives of three men involved in the Nuremberg trials, and the music that connected prosecutor to defendant.  Philippe Sands performs alongside award-winning German actress Katja Riemann, featuring music from French Bass Baritone Laurent Naouri and jazz Pianist Guillaume de Chassy.  A further performance in Vienna will be announced later this year.

Tickets are not yet available for this performance.

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Così fan Tutte
Feb
16
7:30 PM19:30

Così fan Tutte

Following its success at the Ryedale Festival in 2018, Mozart’s Così fan Tutte in a new English translation by John Warrack will be revived at the Chiltern Arts Festival in the UK, conducted by Eamonn Dougan and Designed by Laura Jane Stanfield. 

More information and tickets available here

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East West Street
Jan
28
8:00 PM20:00

East West Street

Based on international Human Rights lawyer Philippe Sands' multi award-winning book East West Street, this staged reading explores the lives of three men involved in the Nuremberg trials, and the music that connected prosecutor to defendant.  Philippe Sands performs alongside award-winning German actress Katja Riemann, featuring music from French Bass Baritone Laurent Naouri and jazz Pianist Guillaume de Chassy.  An exploration of the origins of modern justice. 

There will be future performances of East West Street in London and Vienna in 2019, further details to be announced. 

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Retour à Lemberg
Dec
9
9:00 PM21:00

Retour à Lemberg

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The international radio broadcast of Retour à Lemberg, recorded for Radio France - France Culture at Theâtre de la Colline, Paris on November 5th 2018. Based on international Human Rights lawyer Philippe Sands's award-winning book East West Street, this reading explores the lives of three men involved in the Nuremberg trials, and the music that connected prosecutor to defendant.  Philippe Sands performs alongside guest narrator opera singer and actress Natalie Dessay and German actress Katja Riemann, featuring music from French Bass Baritone Laurent Naouri and jazz Pianist Guillaume de Chassy.  A musical exploration of the origins of modern justice. Retour à Lemberg is performed in French without translation. Listen here from December 9th at 9pm.

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Retour à Lemberg
Nov
5
8:00 PM20:00

Retour à Lemberg

Based on international Human Rights lawyer Philippe Sands's award-winning book East West Street, this staged reading explores the lives of three men involved in the Nuremberg trials, and the music that connected prosecutor to defendant.  Philippe Sands performs alongside guest narrator opera singer and actress Natalie Dessay and German actress Katja Riemann, featuring music from French Bass Baritone Laurent Naouri and jazz Pianist Guillaume de Chassy.  An exploration of the origins of modern justice.

Retour à Lemberg is performed in French without surtitles. Tickets available here

This performance will be broadcast by Radio France on France Culture on December 9th at 9.00pm.

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East West Street
Oct
14
3:00 PM15:00

East West Street

Based on international Human Rights lawyer Philippe Sands' multi award-winning book East West Street, this staged reading explores the lives of three men involved in the Nuremberg trials, and the music that connected prosecutor to defendant.  Philippe Sands performs alongside award-winning German actress Katja Riemann, featuring music from French Bass Baritone Laurent Naouri and jazz Pianist Guillaume de Chassy.  An exploration of the origins of modern justice. 

The following performances of East West Street will be in Paris in November 2018 & Brussels in early 2019, further details to be announced. 

More information and tickets available here

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Dear Marie Stopes
Aug
12
2:00 PM14:00

Dear Marie Stopes

Marie Stopes, women’s rights campaigner and family planning pioneer, first published her controversial sex manual ‘Married Love’ in 1918, revolutionising the way people understood sex, desire, and sexual health. A century on, ‘Dear Marie Stopes,’ uses extracts from thousands of emotionally-charged letters Stopes received in response to the book to explore this unique snapshot of a society’s sex life 100 years ago. The performance takes place inside the Wellcome Collection, home to the archive of letters. The world premiere of Alex Mills' new opera for Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival, commissioned by The Wellcome Centre and developed at the Barbican.

Tickets available here from 27th July.

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Dear Marie Stopes
Aug
11
2:00 PM14:00

Dear Marie Stopes

Marie Stopes, women’s rights campaigner and family planning pioneer, first published her controversial sex manual ‘Married Love’ in 1918, revolutionising the way people understood sex, desire, and sexual health. A century on, ‘Dear Marie Stopes,’ uses extracts from thousands of emotionally-charged letters Stopes received in response to the book to explore this unique snapshot of a society’s sex life 100 years ago. The performance takes place inside the Wellcome Collection, home to the archive of letters. The world premiere of Alex Mills' new opera for Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival, commissioned by the Wellcome Centre and developed at the Barbican.

Tickets available here from 27th July.

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Dear Marie Stopes
Aug
9
8:00 PM20:00

Dear Marie Stopes

Marie Stopes, women’s rights campaigner and family planning pioneer, first published her controversial sex manual ‘Married Love’ in 1918, revolutionising the way people understood sex, desire, and sexual health. A century on, ‘Dear Marie Stopes,’ uses extracts from thousands of emotionally-charged letters Stopes received in response to the book to explore this unique snapshot of a society’s sex life 100 years ago. The performance takes place inside the Wellcome Collection, home to the archive of letters. The world premiere of Alex Mills' new opera for Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival, commissioned by The Wellcome Centre and developed at the Barbican.

Tickets available here from 27th July.

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Così fan Tutte
Jul
16
7:00 PM19:00

Così fan Tutte

Così fan Tutte in a new English translation by John Warrack will be performed by talented young singers in the early stages of their careers at the Ryedale Festival in North Yorkshire, conducted by Eamonn Dougan and Designed by Laura Jane Stanfield. 

This performance is sold out. More information and waiting list here

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Così fan Tutte
Jul
14
6:00 PM18:00

Così fan Tutte

Così fan Tutte in a new English translation by John Warrack will be performed by talented young singers in the early stages of their careers at the Ryedale Festival in North Yorkshire, conducted by Eamonn Dougan and Designed by Laura Jane Stanfield.  Performed with picnic interval.

This performance is sold out. More information & waiting list here

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East West Street
Feb
24
8:00 PM20:00

East West Street

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Based on international Human Rights lawyer Philippe Sands's award-winning book East West Street, this staged reading explores the lives of three men involved in the Nuremberg trials, and the music that connected prosecutor to defendant.  Philippe Sands performs alongside award-winning German actress Katja Riemann, featuring music from French Bass Baritone Laurent Naouri and jazz Pianist Guillaume de Chassy.  An exploration of the origins of modern justice.

In association with Griffith University: Integrity 20 & Arts Projects Australia.

Tickets available here

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East West Street
Feb
23
8:00 PM20:00

East West Street

Based on international Human Rights lawyer Philippe Sands's award-winning book East West Street, this staged reading explores the lives of three men involved in the Nuremberg trials, and the music that connected prosecutor to defendant.  Philippe Sands performs alongside award-winning German actress Katja Riemann, featuring music from French Bass Baritone Laurent Naouri and jazz Pianist Guillaume de Chassy.  An exploration of the origins of modern justice.

Presented by The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and Arts Projects Australia.

Tickets available here

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East West Street
Feb
21
7:30 PM19:30

East West Street

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Based on international Human Rights lawyer Philippe Sands's award-winning book East West Street, this staged reading explores the lives of three men involved in the Nuremberg trials, and the music that connected prosecutor to defendant.  Philippe Sands performs alongside award-winning German actress Katja Riemann, featuring music from French Bass Baritone Laurent Naouri and jazz Pianist Guillaume de Chassy.  An exploration of the origins of modern justice.

In association with Arts Projects Australia.

Tickets available here

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East West Street
Feb
17
7:30 PM19:30

East West Street

Based on international Human Rights lawyer Philippe Sands's award-winning book East West Street, this staged reading explores the lives of three men involved in the Nuremberg trials, and the music that connected prosecutor to defendant.  Philippe Sands performs alongside award-winning German actress Katja Riemann, featuring music from French Bass Baritone Laurent Naouri and jazz Pianist Guillaume de Chassy.  An exploration of the origins of modern justice.

Part of the Sydney Writers Festival & in association with Arts Projects Australia

Tickets available here

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East West Street
Feb
12
8:00 PM20:00

East West Street

Based on international Human Rights lawyer Philippe Sands's award-winning book East West Street, this staged reading explores the lives of three men involved in the Nuremberg trials, and the music that connected prosecutor to defendant.  Philippe Sands performs alongside award-winning actresses Katja Riemann and Jasmin Tabatabai, featuring music from French Bass Baritone Laurent Naouri and jazz Pianist Guillaume de Chassy.  An exploration of the origins of modern justice - performed in German.

Tickets available here

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La Finta Giardiniera
Feb
10
7:00 PM19:00

La Finta Giardiniera

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Mozart's La Finta Giardiniera, in a new English translation by John Warrack, will be performed by talented young singers in the early stages of their careers alongside the Orchestra of Age of Enlightenment’s Experience Ensemble, conducted by Eamonn Dougan at the inaugural Chiltern Arts Festival following its acclaimed performances at the Ryedale Festival and on tour in Scotland.

Tickets available here

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East West Street: A Song of Good & Evil
Nov
11
7:00 PM19:00

East West Street: A Song of Good & Evil

Based on international Human Rights lawyer Philippe Sands's award-winning book East West Street, this staged reading explores the lives of three men involved in the Nuremberg trials, and the music that connected prosecutor to defendant.  Philippe Sands performs alongside award-winning German actor Katja Riemann, featuring music from French Bass Baritone Laurent Naouri and jazz Pianist Guillaume de Chassy.  An exploration of the origins of modern justice - performed in English.  Further English performances in Australia to be announced.

Tickets available here

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East West Street: A Song of Good & Evil
Nov
4
8:15 PM20:15

East West Street: A Song of Good & Evil

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Based on international Human Rights lawyer Philippe Sands's award-winning book East West Street, this staged reading explores the lives of three men involved in the Nuremberg trials, and the music that connected prosecutor to defendant.  Philippe Sands performs alongside award-winning German actor Katja Riemann, featuring music from French Bass Baritone Laurent Naouri and jazz Pianist Guillaume de Chassy.  An exploration of the origins of modern justice - performed in English.  Further English performances in Australia to be announced.

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La Finta Giardiniera - Lammermuir Festival
Sep
22
7:15 PM19:15

La Finta Giardiniera - Lammermuir Festival

Mozart's La Finta Giardiniera, in a new English translation by John Warrack, will be performed by talented young singers in the early stages of their careers alongside the Orchestra of Age of Enlightenment’s Experience Ensemble, conducted by Eamonn Dougan.  Following its performances at the Ryedale Festival it tours to Lammermuir Festival in Edinburgh.  There will be a further performance at the Chiltern Arts Festival in February 2018.

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La Finta Giardiniera - Perth Concert Hall
Sep
21
7:00 PM19:00

La Finta Giardiniera - Perth Concert Hall

Mozart's La Finta Giardiniera, in a new English translation by John Warrack, will be performed by talented young singers in the early stages of their careers alongside the Orchestra of Age of Enlightenment’s Experience Ensemble, conducted by Eamonn Dougan.  Following its performances at the Ryedale Festival it tours to Perth Concert Hall.  Further performances at Lammermuir Festival (22nd September 2017) and at the Chiltern Arts Festival in (10th February 2018).

More information and tickets available here

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The Winter's Tale with The Hermes Experiment
Aug
11
7:50 PM19:50

The Winter's Tale with The Hermes Experiment

Working with award-winning quartet The Hermes Experiment (harp, clarinet, soprano and double bass) in light of Shakespeare's 400th anniversary, director Nina Brazier and composer Kim Ashton have devised a new interpretation of Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale during an Aldeburgh Music Residency, performed here as part of Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival.  Reducing the play to an hour's duration, the quartet of musicians become fully integrated into the drama alongside a group of five actors.  Shakespeare musically reimagined.

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