Following the successes of its previous opera masterclasses, Helios Collective is pleased to announce that Formations 2017 will feature a new and more extensive masterclass and performance programme, proudly hosted in conjunction with English National Opera.
The Formations 2017 Programme is now available as a free ebook. Visit our downloads page to get your copy now, or just click on the image below. For additional online information and tickets, please visit Formations Masterclasses 2017.
Formations, 2016, featuring Yellow Wallpaper by Grace-Evangeline Mason, Dead Equal by Rose Miranda Hall and Lila Palmer, and For The Love Of Thorstein Shiver by Alex Paxton
Following on from the success of Formations 2015 – when three new operas were developed over a two-week period by Kasper Holten (director of opera, Royal Opera House), Robert Saxton (composer), Stephen Unwin, (director), Stephen Barlow (artistic director, Buxton Festival), Bettina Bartz (dramaturg), and David Parry (conductor) – Helios Collective returned in 2016 with an …
Two weeks ago, I wrote on this blog about two of the operas we are creating for Formations 2016. As I zoom through the British countryside on a train, I have the opportunity to write about the third opera, Dead Equal, by composer Rose Miranda Hall and librettist Lila Palmer.
Like a kid in a sweet shop (or a bull in a china shop?), I’m feeling the same leg-wiggling excitement of squeezing and weighing up presents before opening them on Christmas day: yes, I have the huge privilege of receiving vocal score first drafts for two of the three new operas we will be creating …
Helios Collective’s Formations Masterclasses took place at the Arts Theatre in Leicester Square from 6–13 November 2015, and they featured Kasper Holten (director of opera, Royal Opera House), Robert Saxton (composer), Stephen Unwin, (director), Stephen Barlow (artistic director, Buxton Festival), Bettina Bartz (dramaturg), and David Parry (conductor).
Formations 2017 Programme Formations 2017, ePub format – 1.87 MB Suitable for Apple iBooks and other ePub readers, such as Kobo, Google Books, and Nook Formations 2017, Mobi format – 3.78 MB Suitable for Kindle devices, Kindle apps, and other Mobi readers Formations Masterclasses 2017 main page
DIDO & BELINDA, 2016 FORMATIONS, 2016 HATHAWAY—EIGHT ARIAS FOR A BARDIC LIFE, 2016
Follow the links below to view photos and videos of Helios Collective’s past productions. The drama is given a deceptively brisk pace by the talented young director Ella Marchment. – The Telegraph PHOTOS DIDO & BELINDA, 2016 FORMATIONS, 2016 HATHAWAY—EIGHT ARIAS FOR A BARDIC LIFE, 2016 VIDEOS