october, 2018

02oct7:00 pmLotte Betts-DeanStorytelling @ Royal Academy of Music

Event Details

Toch’s rarely performed Egon und Emilie, a subtle and crisp parody of German opera in the early 20th century, and Poulenc’s L’histoire de Babar, the setting of Jean de Brunhoff’s much-loved children’s book, are performed alongside the premiere of Isabella Gellis’s new chamber opera: an absurdist fantasy for which the libretto is a direct transcription of a video made by her sister as a child.

Toch Egon und Emilie, Op 46
Poulenc L’histoire de Babar, le petit éléphant
Isabella Gellis new opera (world premiere)

Isabella Gellis conductor
Lotte Betts-Dean mezzo-soprano
Joseph Havlat piano



(Tuesday) 7:00 pm


Royal Academy of Music

Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5HT

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