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Frankenstein – The Modern Prometheus

12 May 2018, 7:30pm

Britten Theatre


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Frankenstein – The Modern Prometheus

12 May 2018, 7:30pm

Britten Theatre


Bill Bankes-Jones director
Natalie Murray Beale conductor
Sarah Booth designer

Joe Kiely (music and words) Amira
Sophie Sparkes (music), Deborah McMahon (words) Our Perfect Child
Maeve McCarthy (music), Gary Matthewman (words) John Henry
Lente Verelst (music), Lena Vercauteren (words) Bear and Friends
Lara Poe (music), Raphael Ruiz (words) The Fermi Paradox

Following the success of Crime and Punishment in 2016, don’t miss this opportunity to hear a series of five brand-new operas created by RCM composers and performed by RCM singers.

Based on the themes of monstrosity and scientific idealism, marking 200 years since the publication of Mary Shelley’s iconic gothic novel Frankenstein, each opera packs a punch in just 15 minutes.

Produced by the Royal College of Music in association with Tête à Tête.

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Royal College of Music
Prince Consort Road
London SW7 2BS

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   South Kensington: 0.5 miles
   Gloucester Road: 0.6 miles
   High Street Kensington: 0.8 miles

   Paddington: 1.5 miles
   Victoria: 2 miles

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Evening performance refreshments

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