The Duchess Of Padua

Stage scene from The Duchess Of Padua
“Always dramatic and flows seamlessly”

Broadway World ****

“A slick and stylised production, and the scenes of violence are artfully done”

Bachtrack ***

“The direction is simple, yet effective”

The Reviews Hub ****

Oscar Wilde’s epic tragedy of revenge and passion turned into a compact opera. An earnest young man falls for the browbeaten wife of the cruel and coercive Duke – with dreadful consequences for them all.

Ellie Neate (soprano) Beatrice, Duchess of Padua
Anna Elizabeth Cooper (mezzo-soprano) Guido Ferranti
James Beddoe (tenor) The Duke of Padua
Henry Grant Kerswell (bass) Count Moranzone

Director: Fleur Snow
Designer: Melissa Sofoian
Words: Oscar Wilde
Music: Edward Lambert
Piano duo: Alex Norton & Adrian Salinero

Coram Boy

Performer in Fleur Snow directed Coram Boy

Composed by Jasper Dommett

Libretto adapted by Fleur Snow

April 2021
Bute Theatre – Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff

A dark, new adaptation of Jamila Gavin’s Coram Boy as a filmed opera with electronics.

Following the Covid-19 guidelines at the time, this production was rehearsed and filmed with socially distanced singers and orchestra.

Composer: Jasper Dommett

Libretto / Director: Fleur Snow

Original Story: Jamila Gavin

Play Text: Helen Edmundson

Conductor: Stefano Boccacci

Set, Lighting and Costumes: Tomás Palmer

Photos courtesy of Kirsten McTernan

The Y Knot

The Y Knot

Composed by Julia Plaut

May 2021
Richard Burton Theatre – Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff

A chamber opera for children set in the magical world of the dictionary.

Following the Covid-19 guidelines at the time, this production was rehearsed and filmed with socially distanced singers and orchestra.

Composer: Julia Plaut

Conductor: Kay Salomon

Director: Fleur Snow

Set and Costumes: Josie Bellerby

Photos courtesy of Kirsten McTernan

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Theater St. Gallen

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Fairy Queen – Henry Purcell
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Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz, Munich

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Conductor: Modestas Pitrenas

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Theater St Gallen / Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz

Director: Josef Köpplinger
Conductor: Koen Schoots

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Director: Krystian Lada
Conductor: Modestas Pitrenas

2023

La Bohème – Giacomo Puccini
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Director: Natascha Metherell
Conductor: George Jackson

2023

La Storia di Gianni Schicchi – Giacomo Puccini
Zomeroper Alden Biesen

Director: Damon Nestor Ploumis
Conductor: Federico Santi

2023

Evgenij Onegin – Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Teatro Massimo, Palermo

Director: Julien Chavaz, Annemiek van Elst
Conductor: Omer Meir Wellber

2023

Du Ă„r Min Nu
Göteborgs Stadsteater
European Theatre Convention Scholarship

Director: GĂ©rard Watkins

2022

Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor – Otto Nicolai
Regiehospitantin, Staatsoperette Dresden

Director: Noa Naamat
Conductor: Johannes Pell

2022

Die Fledermaus – Johann Strauss II
Lyric Opera Studio Weimar

Director: Damon Nestor Ploumis
Conductor: Olaf Storbeck

2022

L’Elisir d’Amore – Gaetano Donizetti
West Green House Opera

Director: Victoria Newlyn
Conductor: Matthew Kofi Waldren

2022

Migrations – Will Todd
Welsh National Opera

Director: Sir David Pountney
Conductor: Matthew Kofi Waldren

2021

L’occasione fa il ladro – Gioachino Rossini
British Youth Opera, Opera Holland Park

Director: Victoria Newlyn
Conductor: Peter Robinson

2021

The Turn of the Screw – Benjamin Britten
Associate Director // RWCMD Summer Opera

Director: Martin Constantine
Conductor: David Jones

2020

Cosi Fan Tutte – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
RWCMD Spring Opera

Director: Martin Constantine
Conductor: David Jones

Julius Caesar

May 2021
Atmospheres Festival, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Online

A Covid-19 adaptation of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar where all the politicians are WFH in a global crisis.

Adapted and directed by Fleur Snow
Score and sound design by Zack Wilkins

Dido & Aeneas

Dido & Aeneas

Henry Purcell

Libretto by Nahum Tate

November 2020
Dora Stoutzker Concert Hall – Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff

A plot-mirroring chess game performed through historical gesture.

Following the Covid-19 guidelines at the time, this production was an immersive 360° performance with reduced chorus and audience.

Conductor: Stefano Boccacci

Director: Fleur Snow

Set and costumes: Emma Boomer

Lighting: Kristian Rhodes

Video design: Hayley Egan

Chorus master: Ziwei Gao

Cover Director: Rosalind Kat

With thanks to Dionysios Kyropoulos for his support and resources on historical gesture.