RADA Studios

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16 Chenies Street, London, WC1E 7EX
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20 Years Of Tete A Tete: Score!

A medley performance of highlights from 20 years of the company's work.

Sun 13 Aug

£7.50 plus donation / 020 7307 5060

  • 17:20 – 18:20

The Albatross

Work-in-progress of a new opera.

Fri 11 Aug

£7.50–£9.50 / 020 7307 5060

Berenice

John Barber and Hazel Gould's humorous opera based on the short story by Edgar Allen Poe.

Sat 12 Aug

£9.50; £7.50 adv / 020 7307 5060

  • 19:05 – 19:35

Sun 13 Aug

£9.50; £7.50 adv / 020 7307 5060

  • 15:05 – 15:35

Hive Opera Productions: The Hive

An operatic exploration of the human fascination with serial killers. Directed by Susannah Walters.

Sat 12 Aug

£9.50; £7.50 adv / 020 7307 5060

  • 20:55 – 21:25

The Mark On The Wall

An adaptation of Virginia Woolf's groundbreaking story, with music by Stepha Schweiger.

Sun 13 Aug

£9.50; £7.50 adv / 020 7307 5060

  • 13:00 – 14:30

Mother

Tim Benjamin's exploration of artificial intelligence, featuring live modular synthesis.

Sun 13 Aug

£9.50; £7.50 adv / 020 7307 5060

  • 15:00 – 15:45

Ophera Company: Citizens Of Nowhere

A miniature opera-ballet by composer Anna Appleby and choreographer Dane Hurst, based on recent political events. Conducted by Simon Robertshaw.

Sat 12 Aug

£9.50; £7.50 adv / 020 7307 5060

  • 19:00 – 19:40

Schutzwall

Jonathan Higgins's chamber opera for two sopranos and live electronics, about two sisters on opposite sides of the Berlin wall.

Sat 12 Aug

£9.50; £7.50 adv / 020 7307 5060

  • 20:00 – 20:30

She Said The ‘F’ Word

A domestic drama centred around getting a child ready for school in the morning. Directed by Sarah Redmond and conducted by Dan Jackson.

Sun 13 Aug

£9.50; £7.50 adv / 020 7307 5060

  • 16:05 – 16:55

Tete a Tete: The Opera Festival 2017

Founded in 1997 by director Bill Bankes-Jones, conductor Orlando Jopling and administrator Katie Price, Tete a Tete has established itself as the home of new opera. Since its inception, the company has drawn on the skills of 10,000 singers, conductors, instrumentalists, sound engineers, lighting specialists, costume…

Tue 25 Jul

£5–£9.50 / 020 7307 5060

  • 19:00 – 19:45

Wed 26 Jul

£5–£9.50 / 020 7307 5060

  • 19:00 – 19:55

Thu 27 Jul

£5–£9.50 / 020 7307 5060

  • 19:00 – 19:35
…and 12 more dates until 13 Aug

Tete A Tete: The Opera Festival. A Sense Of Order

A ‘striking and intriguing’ (Planet Hugill) portrait of the American poet Anne Sexton, known for integrating her deeply confessional poetry with the practice of psychotherapy. A Certain Sense of * Order *is an exquisite poetic investigation in voice, gesture, and sound.

Thu 10 Aug

£5–£7.50 / 020 7307 5060

Fri 11 Aug

£5–£7.50 / 020 7307 5060

Tete A Tete: The Opera Festival - A Sense Of Order - Tick Tock Performance

A ‘striking and intriguing’ (Planet Hugill) portrait of the American poet Anne Sexton, known for integrating her deeply confessional poetry with the practice of psychotherapy. A Certain Sense of * Order *is an exquisite poetic investigation in voice, gesture, and sound.

Thu 10 Aug

£5–£7.50 / 020 7307 5060

Fri 11 Aug

£5–£7.50 / 020 7307 5060

Tete A Tete: The Opera Festival. Berenice

A story about obsession, ownership, body parts and grave robbing. In a grey and crumbling mansion, a man finds himself dangerously preoccupied with the perfect teeth of his cousin, and bride-to-be, Berenice. John Barber and Hazel Gould tell this absurd gothic horror story with clarity, humour and ★★★★★

Sat 12 Aug

£5–£7.50 / 020 7307 5060

Sun 13 Aug

£5–£7.50 / 020 7307 5060

Tete A Tete: The Opera Festival - Berenice - John Barber And Hazel Gould

A story about obsession, ownership, body parts and grave robbing. In a grey and crumbling mansion, a man finds himself dangerously preoccupied with the perfect teeth of his cousin, and bride to be, Berenice. John Barber and Hazel Gould tell this absurd gothic horror story with clarity, humour and ★★★★★

Sat 12 Aug

£5–£7.50 / 020 7307 5060

Sun 13 Aug

£5–£7.50 / 020 7307 5060

Tete A Tete: The Opera Festival. Citizens Of Nowhere

Citizens of Nowhere is a miniature opera-ballet by composer Anna Appleby and choreographer Dane Hurst. Three islanders witness greattragedy while stranded on the mainland, and are forced to confront theprejudices of their home. The story was inspired by recent political events, andfocuses on recognising common humanity.

Sat 12 Aug

£5–£7.50 / 020 7307 5060

Tete A Tete: The Opera Festival. Found In Chelsea

Made in Chelsea, but sung… a new, three-cast short operawith a sexy plot of scandalous deceit, scoring the emotional vulnerability of Britain's famous toffs. Come and see how a single phone call can cause so much trouble.

Sat 12 Aug

£5–£7.50 / 020 7307 5060

Sun 13 Aug

£5–£7.50 / 020 7307 5060

Tete A Tete: The Opera Festival.'i'

Set in an oppressively happy valley ruled by a mad king and his morose daughter, ‘i’ is a twisted love story about an inventor who teaches his invention how to speak. Both the music and text are based on research on Artificial Intelligence, and the cast combines singer-songwriters and opera singers. ‘Imagine post puberty…

Fri 11 Aug

£5–£7.50 / 020 7307 5060

Tete A Tete: The Opera Festival. Mother

What will be the impact of advanced robots on our world? Robots that can think but also feel, tireless unpaid workers but with emotions, mechanical hearts… if we embrace them, what will happen to our society? If we reject them, what will happen to theirs? Mother is set in the far future and takes a look back in time…

Sun 13 Aug

£5–£7.50 / 020 7307 5060

Tete A Tete: The Opera Festival - Mother - Radius

What will be the impact of advanced robots on our world? Robots that can think but also feel, tireless unpaid workers but with emotions, mechanical hearts… if we embrace them, what will happen to our society? If we reject them, what will happen to theirs? Mother is set in the far future and takes a look back in time…

Sun 13 Aug

£5–£7.50 / 020 7307 5060

Tete A Tete: The Opera Festival. Schutzwall

Berlin, 1961. Erected overnight without warning, the Berlin Wall fractures the city. One month after the wall's construction, Schutzwall follows two sisters meeting either side, to wait for nightfall and their chance to be reunited. ‘An impressive and confident piece which showed a strong control of the medium’…

Sat 12 Aug

£5–£7.50 / 020 7307 5060

Tete A Tete: The Opera Festival - Schutzwall - Jonathan Higgins

Berlin, 1961. Erected overnight without warning, the Berlin Wall fractures the city. One month after the wall's construction, Schutzwall follows two sisters meeting either side, to wait for nightfall and their chance to be reunited. ‘An impressive and confident piece which showed a strong control of the medium’…

Sat 12 Aug

£5–£7.50 / 020 7307 5060

Tete A Tete: The Opera Festival. She Said The'f'word

A modern (yet tuneful) opera/stage piece - a keenly observeddomestic drama centred around getting a child ready for school in the morning.It highlights the ridiculousness of the British education system and thestresses of modern social conformity.

Sun 13 Aug

£5–£7.50 / 020 7307 5060

Tete A Tete: The Opera Festival - She Said The'f'word - Redwright Productions

A modern (yet tuneful) opera/stage piece - a keenly observed domestic drama centred around getting a child ready for school in the morning. It highlights the ridiculousness of the English education system and the stresses of modern social conformity.

Sun 13 Aug

£5–£7.50 / 020 7307 5060

Tete A Tete: The Opera Festival. Tell One, Forget One

Everyone has stories. Stories they’d like to remember andstories they’d like to forget. One woman in particular is trying to forget alifetime’s worth. (‘There was this guy and this girl. That’s one story’). Aserio-comic piece of physical theatre and miscommunication for voice, piano andelectronics.

Thu 10 Aug

£5–£7.50 / 020 7307 5060

Fri 11 Aug

£5–£7.50 / 020 7307 5060

Tete A Tete: The Opera Festival - The Albatross - Cambridge City Opera

Albatrosses have circumnavigated the earth’s great oceans for millions of years, but are now facing existential crisis. Collaboration between art and science allows us to look through new eyes at these magnificent, endangered birds. Strange and beautiful creatures, they have haunted seafarers, artists and scientists…

Fri 11 Aug

£5–£7.50 / 020 7307 5060

Tete A Tete: The Opera Festival - The Art Of Venus - The Music Troupe

In 2027, as a crew hurtles through space on the firstone-way mission to Mars, humanity holds its breath: can the planet be colonised? And will Venus take it lying down? Mythology meets sci-fact in thispost-baroque opera.

Thu 10 Aug

£5–£7.50 / 020 7307 5060

Tete A Tete: The Opera Festival - The Cry Of The Double Bass: Act 3 - Sebastiano Dessanay

An opera about powerful passions and broken dreams, *The Cry of the Double Bass *charts a young man’s struggle against outer obstacles and inner demons to answer the call of his soul and realise his lifelong ambition in music. A deep and affecting work that will resonate with people of all ages.

Thu 10 Aug

£5–£7.50 / 020 7307 5060

Tete A Tete: The Opera Festival - The Good Night Opera - Mofya

Information on this production coming soon.

Wed 9 Aug

£5–£7.50 / 020 7307 5060

Fri 11 Aug

£5–£7.50 / 020 7307 5060

Tete A Tete: The Opera Festival - The Mark On The Wall - Stepha Schweiger

100 years of ‘The Mark on the Wall’ - Virginia Woolf’s groundbreaking story inspired Stepha Schweiger to compose a musical theatre to be premiered in Bloomsbury. Split into three roles: singer, dancer and speaker the protagonist embarks on a phantasmal journey between imagination and reality.

Sun 13 Aug

£5–£7.50 / 020 7307 5060

Tete A Tete: The Opera Festival - The Monk And Lotus - Shanghai Spatial Vocal Physical Studio

A new opera, adapted from Chinese classic* Zen Master Yu’s Dream in the Green Jade Land, an episode from *Four Chatters of the Gibbon, written by Xu Wei (Ming Dynasty). Flower in the mirror, moon in the water. What is real, what is virtual?

Thu 10 Aug

£5–£7.50 / 020 7307 5060

Tete A Tete: The Opera Festival - The Winter's Tale - The Hermes Experiment

The Hermes Experiment presents their musically-reimagined version of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale for what would now be the bard’s 401th birthday. Abridged to an hour’s length, with musicians weaving in and out of the action and five actors taking on all the key roles - don’t miss this ‘groundbreaking’ (The Reviews…

Fri 11 Aug

£5–£7.50 / 020 7307 5060

Tete A Tete: The Opera Festival - To Himself, Alone - Joseph Cabon

Nebudchadnezzar II, the greatest Babylonian king, back on his throne after seven years of insanity, wandering the wilderness, realises those were the best years of his life, and longs to be free again of constraints and duties of power, knowing that to be impossible.

Sat 12 Aug

£5–£7.50 / 020 7307 5060

Tick Tock: A Certain Sense Of Order

A portrait of the American poet Anne Sexton, using investigative voice, gesture and sound techniques. Directed by Sasha Amaya and Naomi Woo.

Thu 10 Aug

£9.50; £7.50 adv / 020 7307 5060

  • 20:15 – 21:05

Fri 11 Aug

£9.50; £7.50 adv / 020 7307 5060

  • 20:15 – 21:05

To Himself, Alone

Joseph Cabon's opera about a great Babylonian king, Nebudchadnezzar II.

Sat 12 Aug

£9.50; £7.50 adv / 020 7307 5060

  • 20:50 – 21:20

Waste Paper Opera Company: I - The Opera

A twisted love story about an inventor who teaches his invention how to speak, set in an oppressively happy valley ruled by a mad king and his morose daughter. Composed and directed by James Oldham.

Fri 11 Aug

£5–£7.50 / 020 7307 5060

The Winter's Tale

Nina Brazier directs The Hermes Experiment's shortened, musical adaptation of Shakespeare's tale of a delusional king, who causes damaging issues with his family and ultimately tears them apart.

Fri 11 Aug

£9.50; £7.50 adv / 020 7307 5060

  • 19:50 – 20:50

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