Shaw Goes Wilde: Nightingale and the Rose

  • Year2019
  • VenueSusie Sainsbury Theatre, Royal Academy of Music

About the
production

Pegasus Opera Company presents the UK Premier of two one-act operas by Philip Hagemann based on Bernard Shaw’s ‘The Music Cure’ & Oscar Wilde’s ‘The Nightingale and the Rose’.

The Nightingale and the Rose A student has fallen in love with a young maiden who demands he shows his feelings by giving her a red rose. Unable to find one, a nightingale offers to make a red rose for him. Wilde’s bittersweet tale is adopted by New York based Composer and conductor, Philip Hagemann.

  • Official programmeDownload (PDF, 28.7mb)
  • Director Louise Bakker
  • Creative teamComposer Philip Hagemann, Artistic Director Alison Buchanan, Producer Jordan Mullineaux, Director Louise Bakker, Lighting Charlie Morgan Jones, Set & Costume Richard Evans, Stage Manager John Nicoll, AV Designer Lewis Den Hertog, Costume supervisor Samantha Murphey, ASM Amal Khalidi, ASM Kiera Dulake

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Our
supporters

Mayor of London
Arts Council England
Garfield Weston Foundation
Lambeth
London Community Response
PRS for Music
Culture Reset
Artsmark Partner
Fidelio Charitable Trust