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Rameau’s Zaïs – Audience reactions

Mon 28 Apr 2014

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Last night saw the UK premiere of Rameau’s Zaïs at Queen Elizabeth Hall, conducted by Jonathan Williams.  Here’s what you had to say about it…

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Rameau’s Zaïs

Sun 27 Apr 2014

We catch up with conductor Jonathan Williams, as he and the cast prepare for the UK premiere of ‘Rameau’s Zaïs’ at Queen Elizabeth Hall, Sunday 27 April.

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7 Things You (probably) Didn’t Know About Rameau

Tue 22 Apr 2014

In preparation for the UK debut of Rameau’s Zaïs, here are 7 things you (probably) didn’t know about composer Jean-Philippe Rameau.

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Got hole punches? Win Zaïs prizes

Fri 4 Apr 2014

Zaïs

With our performance of Rameau’s opera Zaïs now just a few weeks away we’re about to send out the postcards to just about anyone who might be interested. This though, is a mailing with a difference…

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Zaïs – Cast your votes!

Wed 26 Feb 2014

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On 27 April we celebrate the 250th anniversary of Rameau’s death, with a British premiere of one of his most powerful operas – Zaïs.

We need an eye-catching image to go with the concert but which one is best? We’ve narrowed it down to our four favourite designs and now we need your help.

Each of the designs is based on the opera’s overture, which depicts the four elements emerging out of chaos.  You can also see that in two of the designs this is taken a step further with Fire, Earth, Air and Water each represented by a colour.

Vote for the image you like best at the bottom of the page. Voting closes Monday 3 March at 9.30am

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