Day Two : New Forms for Opera
Saturday 25th October
9.30-10.15 Panel Discussion. New directions new commissions, larger opera companies engaging new operatic forms.
Tim Hopkins Opera Director; Research Fellow, Centre for Research in Opera and Music Theatre
David Pickard General Director, Glyndebourne Opera
Andy Doe Music and Media Consultant
Session Two: Opera on web and mobile platforms
This session includes presentations from practitioners in this new field:
Craig Vear Composer / Reader in Performing Arts (Music) De Montfort University. Opening remarks and brief presentation on his work ‘Sentimental Journey’. What are the issued faced by composers/creatives in re-imagining opera on new platforms?
Robert Thomas Media composer. Presentation/demonstration, new mobile platforms for music.
Session Three: OMF Mini Web Opera commissions
- RUR (Rossum’s Universal Replicants) by Martin Rieser (electronic/interactive artist) and Andrew Hugill (composer)
- You Are Here by Jaakko Nousiainen (director) and Miika Hyytiäinen (composer)
Presentation / demonstration of the commissions, followed by discussion lead by Evelyn Ficarra Assistant Director of the Centre for Research in Opera and Music Theatre.