Opera Triple Bill – London

A triple bill of operas: Il segreto di Susanna by Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari; Zanetto by Pietro Mascagni; Rita by Gaetano Donizetti. Presented by the Guildhall School of Music & Drama at the Barbican Silk Street Theatre in times of Covid-19. Without an audience, the seating removed to make space for a socially distanced orchestra of fifty players. The production was live-streamed.

DirectorStephen Medcalf
Set & CostumeCordelia Chisholm
LightingSimon Corder
ConductorDominic Wheeler

“… this classy evening of sex and violence ingeniously negotiates the limits of social distancing.” – Fiona Maddocks, The Observer, 7 November 2020

photos: Mihaela Bodlovic