First day of Don Giovanni rehearsals and things are already thrilling. So many of our singers are creating their roles for the first time and this coupled with a new conductor (Stefano Montanari of Tafelmusik fame) makes me feel certain this will be a Don Giovanni unlike any we have produced in the past. How perfect that this is an entirely new production with glorious sets and costumes by our award-winning design team of Gerard Gauci and Martha Mann.
We’ve just posted a video of “the making” of our Don Giovanni poster. The photo shoot (with Bruce Zinger) was one … Read more
I don’t know if we have ever had a busier summer at Opera Atelier than the one which is now drawing to a close. We have managed to squeeze in our Armide Singer Workshop, a trip to the Glimmerglass Festival, the Salzburg Festival, a very busy summer school for the School of Atelier Ballet culminating in a delightful public performance, and finally, our Armide Dance Workshop with the Artists of Atelier Ballet which finished last Sunday.
The focus and energy that the Artists of Atelier Ballet brought to the Dance Workshop exceeded all of our expectations. We now have to … Read more