Dani Howard and Hamish McKay discuss The Opera Story's 'Robin Hood' at CLF Art Cafe in Peckham
All you really need to know about Podcast Number 30 is that it was recording on Wednesday 20 February 2019 at the Bussey Building - a former Victorian cricket bat factory saved from demolition ten years ago. It's home to a new opera - Robin Hood - premiered at the end of February, written by former Royal College of Music graduate Dani Howard, and performed by a small cast accompanied by the Aurora Orchestra.
There is an infectious kind of energy to small scale fringe-infused endeavours like this. The excerpts you hear in between the interviews were recorded at the first play-through with orchestra - known in the trade as 'the sitzprobe'.
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