I am writing this after tonight's piano dress rehearsal of Madama Butterfly.
A piano dress is a complete run of an opera in full costume, make-up
and lighting, usually it is the last rehearsal where the director can
make changes before the orchestra comes in and the conductor is in
charge of the remaining stage rehearsals.
Many of you have
probably seen our production by Brian Macdonald, but it is new to me
and as we perform it at the Four Seasons Centre for the first time I
have to say it looks as if the production—with its beautiful sets and
costumes by Susan Benson—was designed for our new theatre. It's a
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