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  THE RED ROOM - Tête à Tête Opera Festival 08/09/2022


THE RED ROOM – a portable opera for three voices. Set 1930s Iran, The Red Room is an intimate drama with overtones of Gothic horror, that explores nihilism and philosophic despair. Based on a short story by the Iranian modernist master, Sadegh Hedayat. In a provincial Persian town, an enigmatic stranger offers a stranded traveller a room. In a night of revelations, the traveller is drawn into the inner life of his Host and discovers the secret of the Red Room.

Place: London, Cockpit Theatre
Time: 8/9/2022 - 8.20 pm
Music: Amir Mahyar Tafreshipour
Libretto: Dominic Power
Countertenor: Ralph Williams 
Soprano: Maya Sapone  
Baritone: Yuki Okuyama
Violin: Darragh Morgan 
Clarinet: Christa Danielsen  
Harp: Gabriella Dall'Olio
Conductor: Marcello Palazzo
Lighting Design: Steve Lowe
Director: Chiara D'Anna