Tag: Opera

November 5, 2016 / / Cambridge

Johannes Kepler’s aged mother Katharina might well have remained entirely in the shadows had she not, in the summer of 1615, been accused by a neighbour of being a witch. The case dragged on for…

June 18, 2016 / / Cambridge

I hope you had a chance to see Gianni Schicchi when it was performed at the Union Society earlier today, well technically yesterday. It was a great performance, with wonderful music and song. I was…

June 2, 2015 / / Cambridge

Yesterday evening I met up with Sasha Amaya, Rowan Haslam, Gabrielle Haigh and Naomi Woo in the Mill Road Cemetery to do a photoshoot for Aceton. When Actéon glimpses Diana bathing in the wood, she…

November 7, 2014 / / Cambridge

The opera Albert Herring by Benjamin Britten is directed by George Kan. The dress rehearsal was in Fitzpatrick Hall at Queens’ College. I had not been there before. They have an orchestra pit, between the…

June 22, 2014 / / Cambridge

Today the Clare College Music Society performed the opera Livietta and Tracollo in their college chapel. I was there yesterday photographing their dress rehearsal. This play was originally performed during the intervals of an evening’s main opera…