1. Behind the scenes of American Lulu

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    A new interpretation of Alban Berg's Lulu by Olga Neuwirth Kenan Malik in discussion with John Fulljames, director and Angel Blue, soprano

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    • The Firework-Maker's Daughter

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      Jonh Fulljames speaks about The Firework-Maker's Daughter

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      • Spitalfields Music Summer Festival 2012 Highlights

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        All the best bits from Spitalfields Music Summer Festival, 8-23 June 2012. Another box office-breaking year feature a stellar line up of local and international artists. Associate Artists were Gabrieli Consort & Players, cellist Matthew Barley and tabla player & music producer Talvin Singh. Other performers included: The Sixteen, The Opera Group, Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, EXAUDI, La Nuova Musica & Vignette Productions, Royal Academy of Music with Nicholas Collon, Alan Gilbey, Women sing East and much, much more. Press play to find out more...

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        • Bow Down - Behind the scenes

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          The Opera Group will take, Bow Down, a macabre folk tale, originally devised by Sir Harrison Birtwistle to four unique venues in the UK from May to July. The story told by a Blind Harpist recounts a sinister tale of thwarted desire, unnatural betrayal and violent jealousy. When the Fair Sister is courted by the Suitor, the Dark Sister commits a terrible act of betrayal. As her crime echoes through the land and through the ages, so she receives bloody retribution in the parable's brutal conclusion. To learn more about the piece, its performers and to book tickets, please visit our website: http://www.theoperagroup.co.uk/?p=1476 To learn more about The Opera Group, visit our website: http://www.theoperagroup.co.uk/ Join us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/TheOperaGroup Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/TheOperaGroup

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          • Babur in London Trailer

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            The Opera Group's production of Babur in London tours the UK from June to July. Babur in London tells a haunting story of four young people in today's society grappling with their beliefs, the consequences of their actions, and their feelings for each other. In a London suburb, four young men and women are preparing a terrorist act. As their mission draws closer they are disturbed by the ghost of Babur, first Mughal Emperor -poet and warrior. Challenging their convictions, he calls them 'children playing in battle, in love with death', but what are his motives for interfering? To learn more about the piece, its performers and to book tickets, please visit our website: http://www.theoperagroup.co.uk/?p=1237 To learn more about The Opera Group, visit our website: http://www.theoperagroup.co.uk/ Join us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/TheOperaGroup Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/TheOperaGroup

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            • Babur in London - Behind the scenes

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              The Opera Group's production of Babur in London tours the UK from June to July. Director John Fulljames, composer Edward Rushton and librettist Jeet Thayil discuss the origins of Babur in London. Babur in London tells a haunting story of four young people in today's society grappling with their beliefs, the consequences of their actions, and their feelings for each other. In a London suburb, four young men and women are preparing a terrorist act. As their mission draws closer they are disturbed by the ghost of Babur, first Mughal Emperor -poet and warrior. Challenging their convictions, he calls them 'children playing in battle, in love with death', but what are his motives for interfering? To learn more about the piece, its performers and to book tickets, please visit our website: http://www.theoperagroup.co.uk/?p=1237 To learn more about The Opera Group, visit our website: http://www.theoperagroup.co.uk/ Join us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/TheOperaGroup Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/TheOperaGroup

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              • How does a new opera take flight? - Edward Hughes - Gresham College Lectures

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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. All our lectures are available for free download from the Gresham College website, in video, audio or text formats: http://www.gresham.ac.uk Gresham College professors and guest speakers have been giving free public lectures in central London since 1597. This tradition continues today and you can attend any of our lectures, or watch or listen to them on our website. Website: http://www.gresham.ac.uk Twitter: http://twitter.com/GreshamCollege Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Gresham-College/14011689941

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                • Seven Angels Trailer

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                  Watch the video trailer for Seven Angels

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                  • Seven Angels video trailer

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                    • BCMG and The Opera Group - INSIGHT Event 20 Oct 09

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                      On Tuesday 20 October 2009 BCMG and The Opera Group held an INSIGHT Event at CBSO Centre Birmingham. In the summer of 2011 BCMG and The Opera Group will unveil a new opera by composer Luke Bedford and librettist Glyn Maxwell, re-imagining Milton's epic creation myth Paradise Lost for an age of environmental decay. In this special INSIGHT event, we catch up on this major project in mid-flight, hearing from composer, librettist and director John Fulljames, with a taste of work-in-progress. This video was produced with thanks to the Hello Digital Birmingham fringe events funding.

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