Nevill Holt Opera & Britten Sinfonia: Powder her Face

Nevill Holt Opera: Powder her Face


28 Jun 2018

Thomas Adès

Powder her Face

Artists

Ian Ryan

conductor

Antony McDonald

director/designer

Adrian Dwyer

electrician

Stephen Richardson

hotel manager

Summary

Nevill Holt Opera present the first UK revival of the acclaimed production of Thomas Adès’ Powder her Face, originally created by Northern Ireland Opera, conducted by rising star Ian Ryan and featuring Britten Sinfonia. Directed and designed by Antony McDonald, this production will star Mary Plazas in the title role.

A darkly comic opera, Powder her Face is inspired by the sensational life of the ‘Dirty Duchess’ of Argyll.

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