The Fanfare Balcony

March 26, 2018

Tales from the Theatrical Woods, Chapter 24 Despite snow, ice and downpours the brickwork outer wall of the auditorium has reached the height of the tricky bits. It was with great relief that the bricks forming the projecting diamond pattern met at intersections precisely as intended as the bricklaying advanced up the auditorium façade. We […]

A moss roof

February 26, 2018

Tales from the Theatrical Woods, Chapter 22 Finally, the roof is being installed on the lavatorium. The radial laminated timber beams are place, joists inserted and decking being laid. The roof should have been there a couple of weeks ago, but the weather has not been kind. Instead of the turf reported in the last […]

Pushkin – The Opera

February 20, 2018

Pushkin – The Opera Staged World Premiere given by Moscow’s Novaya Opera At Grange Park Opera, Surrey: 11-12 July 2018 Grange Park Opera’s glorious Theatre in the Woods, the first new opera house of the 21st century, opened to acclaim last summer. More than 14,000 visitors enjoyed the convivial festival atmosphere in the new, five-tiered […]