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OPERA-OMNIA:

Connecting Research, Training & Performance

Early Music is booming in Russia, and Moscow's Theatre Sats (the original home of Peter and the Wolf) is at the heart of it with OPERA-OMNIA, the new Academy for Early Opera & Dance.

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29 August - 8 September 2019

  • Stairway to Heaven Academy

  • Gala Concert

  • Baroque Opera Studio

  • Landi Il Sant' Alessio 

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The late summer sees the return of the International Baroque Studio, with a experimental production by young professionals and advanced students of Landi's opera Il Sant' Alessio (7th & 8th September) and the Stairway-to-Heaven Academy (29th/30th August). There will be a Gala Concert by Studio and Academy students, Baroque under the Stairs on 30th August and a performance by Studio tutors on 3rd September.

Singers, Musicians, Dancers, Actors, Researchers & Technical  Theatre... more information here

Arianna CD

Andrew Lawrence-King's remake of Monteverdi's lost masterpiece channels the composer's published works from around the year 1608, to  set Rinuccini's complete libretto, with the famous Lamento - the only original music to survive - as the centre-piece.

More about ARIANNA a la recherche here.

Video here

Academic article here

ARIANNA a la recherche was premiered at Theatre Sats in September 2017. Now there is an international collaborative project to record the complete opera for release as a CD at the end of this year.

More about the Arianna CD project here.

Future plans include two new early opera productions at Theatre Sats, and a modern/baroque  Handel production at another Moscow theatre.

We welcome collaborations with other institutions in Russia and internationally.

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International Baroque Opera Studio 2019: Landi Il Sant' Alessio.

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"Our hope is to re-establish Arianna (1608) throughout the world of baroque opera

as the fourth opera in the Monteverdi trilogy"

 

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INTRODUCING OPERA-OMNIA

 

Moscow State Theatre ‘Natalya Sats’ is pleased to announce the founding of a new Academy for Early Opera & Dance, under the name OPERA-OMNIA, directed by Andrew Lawrence-King.

 

OPERA-OMNIA connects historical research, advanced training and high-quality performance of early music-drama, supporting productions by providing academic input and developing performers’ practical skills.

 

Andrew Lawrence-King’s training methods make details of historical practice accessible to Russian theatre artists and audiences. Continuing and extending the work of the previous five years, OPERA-OMNIA will present new baroque productions at Theatre Sats, and on tour in Russia and abroad.

 

In a spirit of scientific enquiry & artistic experiment, OPERA-OMNIA champions Historically Informed Performance and theatrical creativity.

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OPERA -OMNIA © Andrew Lawrence-King 2017-2019