the passions project

An experiment in period operatic performance, based on the study of 17th and 18th century acting techniques for the 21st century.

was shown at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama,
Silk Street, Barbican, London,
on February 23 and February 24 2006

Performed by the Postgraduate Singers
Musical Direction by Andrew Watts
Directed by Kate Brown

poussin polyphemus
don giovanni
the duenna
Senesino, Cuzzoni and Farinelli

The research for this project has been supported by an award from
the John Ramsden Fund of the Society for Theatre Research

For further information on the project please email me on

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