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Myths and Opera

24th November 2018 by No comments yet

Written by Graham Billing, co-director of La Belle Hélène. Greek myths? Who ever wants to see them on the operatic stage? Most people think they’re as stale as yesterday’s bun and only have visions of gloomy singers in togas or long floaty dresses churning out aria after aria in which they overindulge their steamy and

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La Belle Hélène: Phase one of casting completed

9th November 2018 by 1 comment

Following our auditions held on 18th October, we are excited to announce our first round of casting! We have new singers joining us this year, and we are also welcoming back some familiar faces. Role Actor Paris Thomas Edmonds Menelaus Graham Billing Agamemnon Timothy Allan Hélène Rebecca Chellappah Orestes Clare Daly Bacchis Ethel-Jane Cormack Parthenis

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