ORANGO – BBC PROMS

Video, set and costume Design for Shostakovich’s Orango, staged at the BBC Proms 2015.

Conductor Essa Pekka Salonen.

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‘The back of the stage was used for projections (including bedbugs!) and there was a lovely dance from Rosie Kay as Nastya Terpsikhorova. Plenty of flag waving from the cast and, indeed, from the Prommers added to the fun.’ – Seen and heard

‘Stalinist posters hung from the balconies. The Philharmonia, on fine form, wore red sashes and Salonen looked natty in a red hammer and sickle T-shirt.’ – **** The Guardian

‘With conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen and the Philharmonia Voices wearing red hammer and sickle T-shirts, and miniature red flags handed out to the Prommers, there was a celebratory air about the event.’ – **** Daily Express