Once upon a time…

There are so many different steps to creating an opera, each as exhilarating as the next: from choosing the story, to finding the right creative team, to hearing and seeing your vision come to life, it is as much a steep learning-curve as a magic act…

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A libretto comes to life: JL Williams

For an idea to begin as a spark in one’s heart and mind, and to be so close to seeing it blazing in full voice, music, light, costume, set and drama on stage, is almost more than I can comprehend. ..

Composing Snow: Lewis Murphy

It was a delight to be able to compose for a medium-sized cast of singers and a large ensemble, which offers an inexhaustible variety of tonal colours and shades…

Composing Snow: Lucie Treacher

Composer Lucie Treacher tells us about her experience composing Snow’s second act: “Death of the Seven Dwarves”