October 21st, 2012 |
Opera on Two Acts based on the novel by Frances Hodgeson Burnett
Newly revised version premiered by Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music in July 2012 and at the Banff Festival of the Arts in Canada in August 2012 conducted by Dominic Wheeler and directed by Kelly Robinson. Read the rest of this entry »
August 21st, 2012 |
THE CHALK LEGENDS – When Viking skeletons were unearthed in Dorset it was the start of a tale that led back over a thousand years into a mysterious world… with a strange modern twist.
At this premiere it was also a triumph of hard work and organisation. The BSO, Dorset Youth Orchestra, eight local choirs and two dance companies successfully fused and struck sparks in a tricky rectangular space. Under MarkForkgen’s baton and Williams’s direction no cues were dropped, no note fumbled. Marvellous.Geoff Brown
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March 5th, 2012 |
Stephen is working with Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra on their ambitious 2012 cultural olympiad project, The Chalk Legends.
“The Chalk Legends is the largest Dorset community-based music and dance project inspired by London 2012. With the Olympic Sailing Events to be held in Weymouth and Portland in 2012, the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Partners wanted to find a way of also making the year memorable in music and dance. We have devised The Chalk Legends, a large scale music, dance and multi-media event culminating in a spectacular presentation at the National Sailing Academy in Portland – just days before the WPNSA becomes the focus of world-wide attention during the 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition. Read the rest of this entry »