Here’s a little audio-visual recap of The Night Shift which we held at Village Underground a few weeks back. Project Director Ceri’s account of how her Night Shift day went is below, but in this post we have a little video with footage from the event plus audience reaction – make sure you watch it right to the end…
Also a selection of pics – you can view the full set over on The Night Shift’s Facebook page or instead on Flickr, if you prefer.
As we mentioned in our last post, we’re taking our Night Shift to the Village Underground, Shoreditch, on Friday 24 June – a building played in by the Klaxons, Jarvis Cocker and The XX. It should be a fab night and details are available from our Night Shift website. The full programme will be performed before this on 4 June at the Queen Elizabeth Hall- more details here. In the meantime, why not have a read of our speed interview with the soprano Elin Manahan Thomas who’ll be singing some glorious Handel arias on both nights:
What/when was your big breakthrough?
Stepping in on the day for the ill soloist on a Monteverdi Choir tour to sing the Messiah. Nerve-wracking and brilliant.
What do you fear the most?
Flying. Really not helpful when you’re a travelling musician.
Which mobile number do you call the most?
My husband’s. A hundred times more so, now that we have a baby boy and every day feels like a big round of decisions.
What – or where – is perfection?
Home, on the sofa, bags unpacked.
Who is your favourite hero from fiction (book/comic/film/opera) – and why?
Frodo Baggins. I’d have given in to that ring by the end of book one!Read More