Parlando: The COC Blog

4/17/2013

Inside Opera: Salome, Playing with Shadows

The Canadian Opera Company's popular Inside Opera video series is back with a behind-the-scenes look at Richard Strauss's Salome. You can also explore our spring production of Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor with these three videosCreating Lucia Part One, Creating Lucia Part Two and William Zeitler and the Glass Armonica.

In Salome, Playing with Shadows, shadow puppet designer and performer Clea Minaker discusses how her work fits in with the look of Atom Egoyan's production of Salome. Catch a glimpse of the process behind the shadows effects, and learn about how they enhance the dark mood and nature of this sinister story

 

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Photo: Dancer Carolyn Woods in a scene from the Canadian Opera Company production of Salome, 2002. Photo by Michael Cooper

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Sara Fulgoni in the COC production of Bluebeard's Castle. Photo: Michael Cooper © 2001