How does a new opera take flight?

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Edward Hughes and artists from The Opera Group and I Fagiolini The creative team behind The Birds gave an entertaining introduction to developing an opera for the City London Festival - from the initial draft to the singers' struggle to learn the music. Composer Ed Hughes and artists from The Opera Group and I Fagiolini offered tantalising excerpts from their new work.

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This event was on Wed, 02 Mar 2005

Edward Hughes

Edward Hughes

Edward Hughes is a composer, whose commissions include opera The Birds for The Opera Group, I Fagiolini, Glyndebourne, pianist Clare Hammond and the London Sinfonietta...

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I Fagiolini

I Fagiolini is a British solo-voice ensemble specialising in Renaissance and contemporary music, directed by Robert Hollingworth. It has released sixteen CDs and two DVDs...

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