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Anaïs Nin awarded 4 stars by Bachtrack
Anaïs Nin awarded 4 stars by Bachtrack

Anaïs Nin’s incredible life is the subject of Louis Andriessen’s dynamic video opera, staged by Ensemble BPM at the Riverside Studios last weekend. Over two nights, BPM played to captive audiences at the world’s largest festival for new opera, Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival.

BPM commissions James Lark to write “The Death of Dr Kelly”
BPM commissions James Lark to write "The Death of Dr Kelly"

Ensemble BPM has commissioned award-winning composer James Lark, Director of Music at Westminster Abbey School, to create a major new work based on the events surrounding the death of Dr David Kelly in 2003.

Three Tales a “bold and impressive achievement” at Tête à Tête
Three Tales a "bold and impressive achievement" at Tête à Tête

Review by Edward Bhesania for The Stage: “Next came only the second London performance of Steve Reich’s Three Tales (2002), a collaboration with his wife, video artist Beryl Korot. The 70-minute video opera is a commentary of the 20th century via three technological milestones – the crash of the Hindenburg airship in 1937, atomic bomb […]