Sarah Fahie joins Ted Huffman for premiere

Sarah Fahie, choreographerSarah Fahie provides the movement for the world premiere of Philip Venables’ 4:48 Psyschosis based on Sarah Kane’s play. She works with director Ted Huffman for the first time whose production for the Royal Opera at the Lyric Hammersmith opens on May 24 with further performances on May 26, 27 & 28.

Polly Graham wins Independent Opera Fellowship

Polly Graham, directorRecently-signed director Polly Graham has been announced the winner of the 2016 Independent Opera Director Fellowship. As part of the award she will direct the UK premiere of Karl Amadeus Hartman’s Simplicius Simplicissimus in a new English translation by David Pountney. The performances will take place at the Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadler’s Wells on November 11, 15, 17 & 19 and the cast includes tenor Bradley Smith.