REVIEW: The Winterreise Project (Unstuck Opera)

October 26, 2017
[Equipment for Living] An excuse to perform Schubert or an exploration of our Post-Trump age? Unstuck Opera’s newest work, The Winterreise Project, pits the subjects of Franz Schubert’s grim song cycle against the backdrop of the Trump presidency. In searching for connections between the two, director and performer Frances Moore presents the show to us as a form of personal […]

REVIEW: Dido and Aeneas (The Basement)

May 19, 2016
[Oper-attic] Being staged at The Basement we naturally turned up thinking we were going to witness a piss-take of Henry Purcell’s opera, Dido and Aeneas.  However in reality we were pleasantly surprised by the commitment and integrity of the performance on stage.  Both the quality of acting and singing were absolutely flawless.  And it was a treat to behold opera up close […]