Archive for August 11th, 2011


Opera by the Thames, for all the family

Thursday, 11 August, 2011

Riverside Studios’ 5th Tête à Tête Festival: 4 – 21 August

Family opera at the Riverside in August

Tête à Tête welcomes a whole host of guest companies to the Riverside Studios in its 5th Annual Festival of creation, invention, innovation, exploration and experimentation with the magical art form of opera.

The line up includes Scottish Opera workshopping ‘SensoryO’ their new piece for toddlers, Glyndebourne Youth Opera explore the wind in world premieres by Orlando Gough and Hannah Conway; Welsh National Youth Opera chill the spine with The Sleeper by Michael Symmons Roberts and Stephen Deazley, and Opera North investigate new life with Toby Litt and Emily Hall’s Life Cycle.

No one is too young; no one too old. Many events are free.

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