Pass the Spoon
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- Website: www.magneticnorth.org.uk
Foodie opera featuring vegetables, a dung beetle and a veritable who's who of exciting contemporary Scottish talent: theatre company Magnetic North (Walden) are presiding over artist David Shrigley, composer David Fennessy and contemporary musicians the Red Note Ensemble.
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Reviews & features
Pass the Spoon: The cast of characters in David Shrigley's opera28 Oct 2011
The artist on collaborating on the musical extravaganza
Pass the Spoon came about because I was invited to make a project with (composer) David Fennessy and (director) Nick Bone. They wanted to collaborate with someone who would write an opera libretto. I’ve never been to an opera but I was interested…
Pass the Spoon - How David Shrigley's opera took shape21 Oct 2011
Nicholas Bone on collaborating with David Shrigley and David Fennessy
Last Monday morning I found myself standing in a rehearsal room welcoming a company that included an opera singer, four actors, a puppeteer, a composer, a visual artist and a pianist, to the first day of rehearsals for a project that began with a…
Writing an opera - Five creative types who have written a opera21 Oct 2011
Stewart Lee, Damon Albarn, Armando Iannucci, Paul McCartney
Stewart Lee The ‘comedian’s comedian’ took some time out a decade back to dash off Jerry Springer: The Opera, a paean to the trashy US talk show host and his disciples. The show’s eye-wateringly profane libretto, depictions of Biblical figures…