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Red-hot red-head: there's never a dull moment when Carmen (Esme Bronwen Smith) is around.

Carmen at St Mary’s a tour de force

On Friday 21st Barefoot Opera gave its second performance of Bizet’s opera Carmen at St Mary in the Castle. For HOT reviewer Jo Wood it was quite simply a knock-out. Photos by Chris Parker.

The Giufà Project

Battle Festival summer residency offer

Battle Festival invites applications from young people aged 14-25 for a summer residency as part of Battle Festival, working with Glyndebourne, Opera Circus and Crisis Classroom to produce The Giufà Project – and applications are now open for their August residency at Battle Abbey School, 20 to 31 August. Hannah Collisson writes.

Rehearsals under way for PUSH.

When cultures collide: new opera links 1066 with modern-day themes of invasion and loss

Themes of invasion, loss and the redeeming power of human goodness are explored in PUSH, a powerful new opera which has its world premiere this weekend, Saturday 1 October, at the De La Warr Pavilion. Cultures collided when William conquered England, and they still do today as people move around, whether displaced by war and poverty or enjoying their freedom to roam as EU citizens. Preview by Nick Terdre. Photos by Pat Pope.

Howard Moody (photo with permission HM)

Choir Opportunity at Battle Festival

What does it involve? 

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Meet Keith, the man behind Trash Cannes

Keith Rodway’s life as a musician, author and film-maker reverberates to a heroic mash-up of opera, rock ’n’ roll and punk in equal measure. No surprise, then, that he’s the director of the Trash Cannes Film Festival, Hastings, about to launch its third event. He recalls to Judy Parkinson the journey that took him there.

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